Self Publishing Exchange

Self-Publishing Exchange 2018

Saturday 3rd November


Kings College London, Strand Campus




Schedule for the Day

9.30-9.45: Arrival

9.45-10.30: Overview of self-publishing and the available options

Alison Baverstock, publisher, trainer, writer on publishing

Duncan Potter, Managing Director, Riverside Publishing Solutions

Tom Chalmers, Managing Director, Legend Times Group

Roz Morris, author, ghost-writer, teaches for Guardian Masterclasses

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-11.45: How to write and perfect the manuscript

Karen Inglis, self-published children's author

Aki Schilz, Director, The Literary Consultancy

Jared Shurin, Strategy Director, M&C Saatchi, independent publisher and editor

 John Bond, White Fox

11.45-12.30: How to sell and market your books

Ben Cameron, Cameron Publicity and Marketing

Stephanie Zia, Blackbird Digital Books

Katy Guest, New Projects Editor, Unbound (former Literary Editor, Independent)

David Walshaw, Publishing Executive, New Generation Publishing

12.30-1.30: Lunch Break (buffet lunch provided)


1.30-2.45: Pitch Sessions Part One


2.45-3.15: Coffee Break


3.15-4.30: Pitch Sessions Part Two


4.30: Event ends


The Self Publishing Exchange Blog



If you’ve written a book, there’s a strong chance you’ll have considered heading down the self-publishing route.

Having said that, it’s important to realise self-publishing is no small undertaking. It takes guts, determination and the realisation that you’re more than capable of doing something significant without the aid of a huge publishing house. And this realisation is one of the main reasons why self-publishing continues to capture the attention of growing numbers of aspiring novelists.

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Feedback from past events:

"A truly informative and thought provoking day."

- Clays


"The conference was very niftily laid out to take you through the process of self-publishing."

- Dan Holloway