The BOOKICON hosts five distinct master class sessions that features prominent book professionals from both Nigeria and overseas. They range from award winning and bestselling authors, acclaimed book critiques, Book editors and founders of top publishing companies.
Some confirmed speakers are; Natalie Banks (Bestselling author, USA), Jeanne Blasberg (Bestselling author, USA), Hollis J. McCollum (Bestselling author, USA), Emily Reily (Bestselling author, USA), Bella Rosa (Bestselling author, USA), Ray Anyasi (Bestselling Author and MD of Naphtali Books), Azafi Omoluabi-Ogosi (CEO of Parresia Publishers), Toke Makinwa (Bestselling Author of On Becoming and media personality), Juliana Olayode (Bestselling Author of Rebirth and Actor) and others.
Attendees have access to the zone all day to partake in the entire master classes. They ultimately learn from the immense wisdom and experience of the elite crop of speakers, network with other writers and the speakers, partake in competitions and win prizes.
Tickets cost N5,000 and can be purchased at https://seatsandtickets.com/product/ticket-to-bookicon-masterclass/
Date: 15 September, 2018.
Venue: Conference Hall 2A, Landmark Events Center, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.
Master Class Schedule
10:00AM – 11:15AM
Topic: Building a Writing Career from Scratch
Speakers: Hollis McCollum, Albrin Junior and Emily Reilly.
11:20AM – 12:35PM
Topic: Plotting and Writing a Bestseller
Speakers: Jeanne Blasberg, Olukorede Yishau, Ify-Asia Chiemeziem,
12:40PM – 1:55PM
Topic: Selling Your Books and Growing Your Reading Audience
Speakers: Natalie Banks, Edirin Edewor,
2:15PM – 3:30PM
Topic: Editing your Own Manuscript like a Pro
Speakers: Ray Anyasi, Bella Rosa,
3:40PM – 4:30PM
Topic: Getting Published; what your manuscript should look like
Speakers: Azafi Omoluabi Ogosi, Ray Anyasi,
4:35PM – 6:00PM
Topic: Telling the Story of Your Life; Courage, Complexities and Challenges
Speakers: Toke Makinwa, Charles Okenyi, Juliana Olayode,