LONDON | 2024

The Self Publishing Show LIVE!

The biggest indie author conference
this side of the Atlantic.

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WELCOME TO THE
SELF PUBLISHING SHOW 2024!


Once again sponsored by Amazon KDP and attended by nine hundred authors plus major industry players including Spotify, Reedsy and Draft2Digital, Europe’s premier indie author conference is going to be bigger and better than ever with guests such as E L James, Lucy Score, Craig Martelle and Rachel Mclean.

Don't worry if you can't join us in London on the 25th & 26th June 2024. Every session will be recorded and edited by a professional film crew for you to watch in your own time - at home!

As well as all of the content from both days of the conference, a Digital Ticket also grants you access to bonus content INCLUDING ALL PREVIOUS CONFERENCES, that's four conferences for the price of one!

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(INCLUDES 2020, 2022, 2023 & 2024 shows)

MEET OUR 2024 LINE-UP!

Check out some of the confirmed speakers and panellists for this summer's show.
More to be revealed soon - along with the full agenda for the event!

JAMES BLATCH
Host of The Self Publishing Show

E L JAMES
Worldwide bestselling author

LUCY SCORE
Bestselling indie romance author

CRAIG MARTELLE
Bestselling indie author and 20 Books co-founder

STEVE HIGGS
Former Army officer, now international bestselling author

SPS LIVE 2022 SPEAKER

RACHEL McLEAN
Bestselling indie crime author & Kindle Storyteller winner

RICARDO FAYET
Author of Amazon Ads for Authors. Co-founder reedsy.com

SUZY K QUINN
Bestselling romance author

STUART GRANT
Expert on author websites and online tools

VICTORIA GERKEN
Publisher, Podium Audio

CRAIG THOMSON
Senior Acquisitions Manager, W F Howes

AUDREY DEROBERT
Product Marketer from BookBub

ALEX NEWTON
K-lytics founder & Author Data Analyst, Vinci Books

CLARE LYDON
No. 1 bestseller of lesbian fiction

MIKE HOURIGAN
VP of Marketing at Written Word Media

HALIMA KHATUN
Former journalist, author & PR Consultant

damon-courtney - Author-entrepreneur, founder of BookFunnel

DAMON COURTNEY
Author-entrepreneur, founder of BookFunnel

Hayley Milliman ProWritingAid

HAYLEY MILLIMAN
Head of Education at ProWritingAid

ISABELLE KNIGHT
Build Your Author Brand - Author Brand Expert

DAN WOOD
Chief Operations Officer, Draft2Digital

WILL DAGES

Head of Product for Findaway Voice by Spotify

MILES STEVENS-HOARE

MD at RBmedia - International

Hannah Lynn Multi-Genre award winning novelist

HANNAH LYNN

Multi-award winning Novelist

LEE JARIT
Head of ACX and North America Publishers Partnerships Audible

SASHA BLACK
Bestselling and competition winning author

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Day 1

Recorded Sessions from the live show, June 2024:

  • YOU CAN TOO!
    Inspirational speaker and prolific author Steve Higgs.
  • THE THREE SECRETS OF FINDING YOUR AUDIENCE
    with Suzy Q Quinn. This session will focus around research strategies used to title, conflict and audience test before Suzy write a book.
  • 3 STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE NEW RELEASES WITH BOOKBUB ADS
    BookBub marketer Audrey Derobert will share BookBub Ads strategies for promoting a new release. Learn how to maximise exposure, drive clicks, or optimise for ROI when promoting your new book.
  • AI: FEAR, LOATHING & ACCEPTANCE
    Conference host James Blatch takes us through the stages of grief as they apply to the disruption of AI
  • AMAZON ADS FOR AUTHORS
    A new course from LSP by Amazon Ads expert Ricardo Fayet. In this session Ricardo will give us the outline of how the course will change your approach to this important subject.
  • CRACKING THE AUDIO BOOK CODE
    Craig Thomson from audio book giant W F Howes takes us through the perfect process to grab listeners.
  • HOOKING ONE MILLION READERS
    Chaired by James Blatch, join romance behemoths E L James and Lucy Score to find out the secret source behind their global success.
  • THE FUTURE OF AUDIO BOOKS
    Join voices from Spotify/Findaway, WF Howes, Podium Audio and representing indies, Rachel McLean.
  • GENERATIVE AI & EDITING
    With Hayley Milliman from ProWritingAid

Day 2

Recorded Sessions from the live show, June 2024:

  • BECOMING FULL TIME WITH KDP
    An author earnings panel with Hannah Lynn, Clare Lydon and Sasha Black.
  • FINDING HUNGRY READERS
    Want to know which categories have more readers than writers? Data specialist Alex Newton (Vinci Books) will unveil all.
  • EFFECTIVELY USING EMAIL PROMOS: FROM INBOX TO BESTSELLER with Mike Horigan (FreeBooksy, BargainBooksy, Hello Books, Red Feather Romance and more) takes us through the best practice to make the most of those precious book promotions.
  • DEEP DIVE INTO AUDIBLE Lee Jarit, Head of ACX & North America Publisher Partnerships Audible, will dive deep into the data behind Audible’s diverse listener base and share strategies for engaging and habituating customers. Authors can expect to learn more about listeners and listener behavior on Audible, and will get a preview of new tools and benefits for Audible creators coming in the year ahead.
  • UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF YOUR AUTHOR WEBSITE
    Stuart Grant
    shows us how to set up an author website that can be easily adapted to direct selling.
  • THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR AUTHOR CAREER A highly inspirational talk from Rachel McLean, for all authors wanting to expand their empire.
  • WIDEN YOUR WORLD
    Join Dan Wood (Draft2Digital) to learn more about the benefits of widening your sales base.
  • THE DIRECT SELLING ECOSYSTEM
    Damon Courtney (Bookfunnel) sets out the growing and dynamic landscape for indie authors who sell direct to their readers.
  • DEALING WITH CHANGE
    The conference wraps up with a mindset and self care talk from community leader, Craig Martelle.


Digital-only bonus sessions:

  • HOW TO CREATE YOUR AUTHOR BRAND STORY with Isabelle Knight
  • LEVEL UP WITH THE TRAD AUTHORS - how to use free publicity to build your author business with Halima Khatun

Please note: conference sessions are subject to change at short notice.

OUR 2024 EVENT SPONSORS:

KDP sponsor
reedsy
ProWritingAid
vellum
draft2digital
wf howes
Digital Authors Toolkit
Publish Drive

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