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Saturday, April 27 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Retail Book Sale to Author, Where Does the Money Go?

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Follow the money and solve the mystery.  From bookseller to distributor, publisher to agent when a book sells how much does an author (or illustrator) get?  Publishing is a confusing industry…is it all about literature or is it a business?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of traditional vs. independent publishing? 

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Patrick McBriarty

Patrick McBriarty delights in explaining to people that he lives under a bridge in Chicago.  Known for presenting to engineers, architects, historians, and children he provides kids STEM/STEAM workshops, school visits, bridge tours, and book talks sharing his knowledge and experiences... Read More →