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Want to meet, chat and exchange ideas about creativism and the creative process? Check the list below to find out what events I am hosting or attenting in the near future.

Future Events

November
19
9:00am
Room D06, Regent's Park University - Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS, United Kingdom
How to Make a Living (and a Life) from Writing

How to Make a Living (and a Life) from Writing

Do you want to leave your job and make a living with your writing?

Would you like to transition into a full-time income from your creativity?

Come along to this one day workshop and you will leave with:

  • Ideas on how you can make a living with your writing
  • A deeper understanding of your relationship with money and your own creative process
  • The different business models you can use as a writer in today’s global, digital marketplace
  • An overview of how to take advantage of changes in the publishing industry
  • Tips on how to actually make money with books – fiction and/or non-fiction
  • Techniques for making an income through other forms of writing, including blogging
  • A step-by-step transition plan into making a full-time living as a creative and creating the life you want

Who is the workshop for?

  • People of any age or profession who want to live more creatively and make a living from writing
  • Authors of fiction and/or non-fiction, who want to create more financial return from their writing and publishing
  • Bloggers and freelance writers who want to expand creative and commercial possibilities

Agenda:

Saturday, 19 November 2016 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

  • 9 – 9.30am : Registration so we can start on time at 9.30am
  • 9.30 – 11am – Money mindsets; Applying the creative process to money; Business models; The magic of intellectual property
  • 11 – 11.30 – Coffee break
  • 11.30 – 1pm – How to make money from books, fiction and non-fiction
  • 1 – 2pm – Lunch
  • 2 – 3.30pm – How to make money from spin-offs and other forms of writing, including blogging, product sales, affiliate income, consulting/coaching, speaking and more.
  • 3.30 – 4pm – Coffee break
  • 4 – 5pm – Transition to full-time; Sustaining A Creative Career; Your next steps; Q&A

The workshop includes:

  • Downloadable PDF of slides from the workshop plus extra resources
  • eBook of How to Make a Living with Your Writing by Joanna Penn
  • eBook of Creating Money, Creating Meaning by Orna Ross

Presented by:

Orna Ross and Joanna Penn How to make money with your writing

Orna Ross is a bestselling literary fiction author, poet and author of creative non-fiction. She is the Founder-Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors and has been voted one of the top 100 most influential people in publishing by The Bookseller UK.

Joanna Penn is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author (as J.F.Penn) and non-fiction, an international professional speaker and award-winning creative entrepreneur. Her site, TheCreativePenn.com is regularly voted one of the Top 10 sites for writers. Joanna left her day job in 2011 to become a full-time author entrepreneur and has written 20 books.

Practicalities:

Regent’s Park University is a 10 minute walk from Baker Street Tube and there are coffee and food options on site for the breaks, or you can bring something from the many cafes and shops around Baker Street.

WHEN

WHERE
Room D06, Regent’s Park University – Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS, United Kingdom – View Map
Do you want to leave your job and make a living with your writing? Would you like to transition into a full-time income from your creativity? Join Orna Ross and Joanna Penn to find out how.
Date
November 19, 2016
Time / Duration
9:00am
Location / Address
Room D06, Regent's Park University - Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS, United Kingdom
November
29
8:00pm GMT
Online on Google Hangouts

Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

Ask-ALLi-event-Orna-Ross-and-Joanna-PennYour Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.

The Q&A will broadcast live on Google+

Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing that any author might have. Only ALLi members can submit questions to this particular event but all authors can watch and learn. If you are an ALLi member, submit your questions here. You can catch up on all of our videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel. You can listen to all of our podcast recordings at ALLi’s SoundCloud Channel.

Local Dates and Times: Event starts at 8:00pm GMT
Global Time: Like all ALLi Insights events, this one goes out on March 29th at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)

Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.
Date
November 29, 2016
Time / Duration
8:00pm GMT
Location / Address
Online on Google Hangouts
October
22
All day
Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog

FBF Indie Author Fringe Online Conference

Indie-Author-Fringe-at-Frankfurt-book-fair-Orna-RossIndie Author Fringe offers FREE ONLINE DAY CONFERENCES for authors interested in self-publishing. The best self-publishing advice and education for indie authors across the world — brought to your inbox.

Register for Indie Author Fringe.

Date
October 22, 2016
Time / Duration
All day
Location / Address
Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
October
25
8:00pm
Online on Google Hangouts

Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

Ask-ALLi-event-Orna-Ross-and-Joanna-PennYour Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.

The Q&A will broadcast live on Google+

Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing that any author might have. Only ALLi members can submit questions to this particular event but all authors can watch and learn. If you are an ALLi member, submit your questions here. You can catch up on all of our videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel. You can listen to all of our podcast recordings at ALLi’s SoundCloud Channel.

Local Dates and Times: Event starts at 8:00pm GMT
Global Time: Like all ALLi Insights events, this one goes out on March 29th at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)

Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.
Date
October 25, 2016
Time / Duration
8:00pm
Location / Address
Online on Google Hangouts
September
27
8:00pm
Google Hangout Live

Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

Ask-ALLi-event-Orna-Ross-and-Joanna-PennYour Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.

The Q&A will broadcast live on Google+

Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing that any author might have. Only ALLi members can submit questions to this particular event but all authors can watch and learn. If you are an ALLi member, submit your questions here. You can catch up on all of our videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel. You can listen to all of our podcast recordings at ALLi’s SoundCloud Channel.

Local Dates and Times: Event starts at 8:00pm GMT
Global Time: Like all ALLi Insights events, this one goes out on March 29th at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)

Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
Date
September 27, 2016
Time / Duration
8:00pm
Location / Address
Google Hangout Live

Past Events

  • Indie Author Fringe: London Book Fair

    April 15, 2016 | All day | London
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    April 26, 2016 | Starts @8pm GMT | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    August 2, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    August 30, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    June 28, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • BEA Indie Author Fringe Online Conference

    May 14, 2016 | All day | Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    May 31, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Orna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016

    September 17, 2016 | 1:00pm | Lift in Islington
    Orna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016
  • Launch of Monday Motivator Email

    September 5, 2016 | Your Inbox
    Sign up for my weekly dose of Creative Motivation.