Sam Missingham: How Authors Can Empower Themselves

Sunday 01 August 2021

The Brontë Festival of Women’s Writing 2021

The Brontë Festival of Women’s Writing 2021

Sam Missingham: How Authors Can Empower Themselves
Sunday 1 August, 10 - 11am
Tickets: £6 (£4 concessions)

Join award-winning book marketer and publishing consultant Sam Missingham as she offers practical tips and ideas. Irrespective of which publishing route authors follow, more and more is expected of them and Sam will highlight the key areas where authors can empower themselves.

Sam Missingham is an award-winning book marketer and publishing consultant.  She runs The Empowered Author, (, a book marketing membership service for authors. And, she works as a consultant for publisher and authors. Prior to this she worked at HarperCollins UK as head of audience development where she ran large-scale marketing campaigns that connected books and authors with readers. Previous to HarperCollins she worked at the industry trade magazine, The Bookseller, running conferences, awards, marketing where she was also co-founder of FutureBook, its digital publishing community.

This event will take place via Zoom Webinar. You can watch the event live and it will also be recorded and made available to Ticket Holders on our Vimeo channel from Tuesday 3 August 2021 for 7 days (you will be emailed after the event with a link).

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