Important Information
  • You do need to be attending the conference to book an assessment. 

  • Please note that any assessments and bootcamps booked after 10 May for the 2020 conference are non-refundable.

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If you're an independent author or publisher looking to publish quality print books and ebooks with global book distribution and free resources to help you self-publish successfully, the Deborah Lee from IngramSpark is one of the people you need to talk to. She will be able to give you guidance and information pertaining to IngramSpark's POD and global distribution services, 

Once you've written and formatted your book, IngramSpark makes it possible to share it with the world.

 

Sessions are 15-minute one-on-one meetings and will happen on the 4, 5, 11, 12 & 19 July.
Your work will be pre-read/previewed by the editors and agents before your session. 

The cost is $92.00 (including GST) per assessment and is additional to the cost of the Conference.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Agent & Editor sessions are only available to conference attendees.

  • No refunds will be made for assessments booked after 10 May 2020. 

  • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference and your session will be cancelled.

 

Pre-reading Requirement - for all Children’s or Young Adults Manuscripts & Illustration Work:

  • Short BIO on who you are, where you are going in the CYA industry and a photograph of you.

  • Picture books: 2 texts, OR 

  • Novels: 10 pages (double-spaced, size 12 font, 2,500 words) AND synopsis (single-spaced, size 12 font, 500 words) OR

  • Illustrations: 4 – 10 samples, and have your portfolio with you when you start the session.

 

 

Pre-reading Requirement - Adult Literature 

  • Short BIO on who you are, where you are going in the industry and a photograph of you.

  • 10 pages (double-spaced, size 12 font, 2,500 words) AND synopsis (single-spaced, size 12 font, 500 words)

 

Note: It is preferable to send your work as ONE WORD DOCUMENT, in the order of Name, Picture (6cm height - don't worry if you can't size - we can do that,) BIO and details, then your work for prereading.) If you can't manage the combination, that's okay we'll fix like always, but it saves us a lot of time if you do this.

All work must be submitted within a week of booking.

 

We are aiming to get your times for your editor/agent sessions to you at least two weeks before the conference.

 

Adult Editors & Agents
 
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Danielle Binks

04 July

Anything, really. I will say I am very keen on 'Own Voices' stories - everything from neurodiversity, to different representation of family, sexuality, Disability and everything in-between in every single genre. I am completely open to reading *anything*.

Bookings close 26 June

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Heather Cashman

04, 05, 11 & 12 July

Heather will be looking at Picture Books and is actively acquiring middle grade and young adult.

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Jacinta di Mase

04 & 05 July

Jacinta will be looking at picture books

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Justine Barker

04, 05, 12 & 19 July

Justine will be looking at: Picture book texts, illustration folios (for author/illustrators), chapter books and junior fiction, middle-grade fiction, young adult fiction, and non-fiction for kids and YA.

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