When it comes to landing a commission to create an interiors or lifestyle book, it’s as much about having a unique, timely and clear concept as it is about being a brilliant writer or top-of-your-game creative. And while the world moves ever-more digital, there remains a consistent demand for beautiful, printed books (and with that, a kudos in authoring them).
Whether your big dream is to land your own book deal or you’re simply keen to understand the ins and outs of this fascinating industry, Joanna shares the steps required, from pitching and content planning to the finer details of contracts, timeframes and collaborating with other experts to pull the project together. You’ll leave this session with a much clearer understanding of the entire process, along with practical suggestions and advice to help you flesh out your own ideas and get them under the noses of the right people.
Joanna Thornhill has worked with three different world-renowned publishing houses to produce her best-selling interiors books. Having authored four books, including The New Mindful Home and My Bedroom is an Office, Joanna has a wealth of knowledge about the ins and outs of the process involved in approaching, pitching and sealing that book deal.