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Publishing Revolution Masterclass
Independent magazines are booming, but these creative and exciting publications are fraught with challenges. At this two-day event, we will offer practical advice for successful publishing.
From the flourishing zine culture to the digital publishing boom, there has never been a better time to publish your own independent magazine. But with so many on the market, how can you ensure yours makes an impact?
Led by Steve Watson, founder of magazine distributor Stack, this two day course focused on developing your ideas into a successful publication. Through guest lectures and workshops, participants explored the creative and commercial challenges of independent publishing in all its stages.
Topics explored included design and editorial, building an audience, useful resources, getting into print and much more.
Adult £125 , Student £100 , Member £75*
Become a Member and receive 50% off the ticket price and 5 days priority booking on events.
*Please note that lunch is not included in the price of the ticket.
DAY ONE: How to Develop Your Idea
10:30 - 11:00 – Attendee Registration
11:00 - 12:30 – Attendee presentation and discussion of publication ideas. All stages of progress welcome.
12:30 - 13:30 – Break
13:30 - 14:15 – Introduction to independent publishing by Steven Watson
14:15 - 15:00 – Ideas Development Workshop
15:00 - 15:30 - Break
15:30 - 16:30 – Presentation by Jack Self, editor and founder of award winning magazine Real Review, about the ideas that drive his magazine
16:30 - 17:00 – Concluding remarks
DAY TWO: How to Create A Successful Publication
10:30 – 11:30 – Ideas Development Workshop
11:30 – 12:30 – Presentation by Danny Miller, CEO of Human after All and publisher of Weapons of Reason, sharing his insights into publishing
12:30 – 13:30 - Break
13:30 – 14:30 – Presentation by Molly Taylor and Megan Conery of Hotdog magazine, on overcoming the initial challenges in magazine publishing.
14:30 – 15:00 – Ideas Development Workshop
15:00 – 15:30 – Break
15:30 – 16:00 – Presentation by Alison Branch, Director of printers Park Communications, on how to get into print
16:00 to 17:00 – Concluding Remarks and Discussion
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