Saturday Master Class 1

10 – 11:15 AM—Master Class ERROL LABORDE INTERVIEWS HISTORIAN DOUGLAS BRINKLEY Rice University historian and bestselling author Douglas Brinkley previews his brand new book, American Moonshot, and talks about his long and diverse writing career. He is a presidential historian and the history commentator for CNN. He has written books about the Mississippi River, Hurricane…

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Saturday Master Class 2

11:30 – 12:45 PM—Master Class CUTTING OUT THE MIDDLE MEN: A GUIDE TO SELF-PUBLISHING The morphing of the publishing industry has trended steadily in recent years in favor of individual control over creative and intellectual property. When done correctly, self-publication, print on demand, and audio books are within our control with minimal dependence on others.…

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Saturday Master Class 3

1 – 2:15 PM—Master Class CONTEMPORARY PUBLISHING AND PROMOTION: AN INSIDER’S VIEW Here’s your chance to hear from two women who have unique perspectives on the business of publishing and promotion. Sarah Weinman is the author of The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World, but before that…

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