Business Bootcamp for Writers

Antenna and the New Orleans Writers Workshop are excited to host the Business Bootcamp for Writers!

Join the Authors Guild Foundation and publishing professionals from Penguin Random House and local partners the New Orleans Writers Workshop and Antenna in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, February 2 for this FREE workshop for authors about the business of writing.

This one-day intensive workshop will provide you with tools and resources to manage your career and successfully navigate the marketplace. The bootcamp will include instruction on the business side of writing, breakout sessions to share experiences with your fellow writers, and Q&As with industry experts, wrapping up with a networking happy hour reception. We’ll discuss:

  • Paths to publication
  • Making your contracts work for you
  • Dealing with piracy
  • Best practices in marketing, promotion, and reader engagement
  • How a book comes to market

Saturday, February 2
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (lunch provided)
Immediately followed by a reception (drinks and appetizers provided)

3718 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117


APPLY by January 7, 2019 (limited spaces available)
After the in-person session, you’ll be invited to join a series of webinars to keep the discussion going. We want to help you get informed and stay informed about the business of your writing.

*Applications will be approved on a rolling basis and must be received no later than January 1. You will be contacted in early January if you are selected to join or if you will be placed on the waitlist.


Apply Here