Friday, 2nd November
13 Rose St, Ponsonby,
$350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend / $95 Design Assembly Student Friend + GST (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here).
Recommended for designers of all levels, Creative Directors, Account & Project Managers as well as those interested in self-publishing.
Your studio has been approached by an author or an organisation to develop a publication independently. Alternatively, you are an author yourself and interested in self-publishing. So what now? Publishing is usually an exciting ‘passion project’ and so unsurprisingly rarely gets the budget it needs making it a very expensive, long and at times painful process if the planning hasn’t be done right. This workshop is designed to help anyone who would like to dive deeper into the publishing world and avoid unnecessary pain.
By approaching and dissecting ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ of a publication project, we will cover the following:
For the self-published author, this workshop will also provide practical guidance on how you can transform your work into a publication, undertake your project independently and/or submit it to a publishing house. Finally, we will discuss a few of the reasons why publishers would accept or reject your project.
Kitki started as a design intern and became the associate director of a publishing house just under 5 years. She has been involved and managed quite a few publications — from design to production, undertaking logistics, operations, finance, sales and distribution. She has produced titles such as The Unbakery by Little Bird, The Raw Kitchen by Olivia Scott, Courtney-Sina Meredith’s poetry collection Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick and story collection Tail of the Taniwha, and the Ripe Recipes series by Angela Redfern.
Terms and Conditions: If you cancel your ticket more than 8 days ahead of this event, 100% of your ticket will be refunded. Within 7 days of the event, 50% of the ticket price will be refunded or you can transfer your ticket to another Design Assembly workshop within a year.