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2021 Indie Master Class

Instructor Announced Soon!  


The RAMP 2021 Indie Master Class will take place during RWA's Annual Conference in Nashville, July 14-17. RAMP mentees will be invited to learn with an instructor who has made a successful career in the indie publishing space. Attendees unable to attend conference will be able to access the class remotely. 

Educational Programming


While RAMP is live, from January to July 2021, RWA will host educational programming and topical discussions in the RWA Discussions forum. These will focus on both indie and traditional publishing. All RWA members will have access to these events. Check back as we announce the schedule.

Topics 

(subject to change)

Indie Path

Hook ‘Em: Writing Must-Buy Back Cover Copy & Mistakes To Avoid
Getting Started With Audiobooks & How It Can Impact Your Bottom Line
Keys To Cover Design: What It Takes To Hook Readers At First Glance
Money Talks: Pricing Strategies & Marketing Moves
A World Of Readers: Foreign Rights & Translations
Go Team: Finding & Working With Freelance Editors, Photographers, Formatters, PR folks & More

Traditional Path

Story Time: Ten Must-Know Tips To Pitching & Querying 
Legal Talk: What You Need To Know About Contracts
It Takes How Long: The Traditional Publishing Timeline & How To Survive It
No One Loves Your Book Like You Do: Promoting A Traditionally Published Book
Show Me The Money: Reading Royalty Statements 
Go Team: Creating A Strong Working Relationship With Agents & Editors