It takes a Village: Getting a Glimpse of Author Collectives
Format: Video & Article
Diego Marano of Kobo Writing Life talks about the benefit for authors of joining forces to maximise their promotion. He also features the video-interviews shot last year at the Free Word Center to provide an actual example of what such initiatives look like through the eyes of successful authors.
Diego Marano is the Kobo Writing Life UK Manager. He joined the independent publishing movement in 2013 after having worked over 10 years in the publishing sector across different roles, companies and countries. Over the course of the last 3 years he has contributed to making Kobo Writing Life (www.kobo.com/writinglife) a world-class publishing platform which represents upwards of 15% of Kobo’s weekly sales.
Besides being the main point of contact for Kobo Writing Life in the UK, Diego’s priority is to work within the author community to the end of elevating the presence and the success of authors published on Kobo, actively contributing to generating a positive synergy amongst authors, booksellers and publishers.
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