Authors write, first and foremost. But there will come a time in every author’s career when they will need to communicate something visually.
As an author, you will likely want to…
This workshop is crash course in design, outlining the fundamentals of good design and providing you with the tools necessary to handle many of your own marketing needs. It combines everything I’ve learned in my 13+ years as a professional designer, with insights catered specifically of authors.
Workshop to launch in 2021.
Space will be limited.
details coming soon
All authors at all stages. Whether you are an aspiring author, a new debut, or a veteran, “Fundamentals of Design” will provide you with the tools to create eye-catching, legible, and purposeful designs. The materials aim to empower you, the author, so that you can handle many basic design tasks without having to hire a designer. (I’m an author myself. I know how precious our budgets are.)
Erin Bowman is the critically-acclaimed author of numerous books for children and teens, including the Taken Trilogy, Vengeance Road, Retribution Rails, the Contagion duology, and The Girl and the Witch’s Garden. Before transitioning into writing, she also worked as a web designer and mobile app designer for brands such as MTV, VH1, Kashi, and Royal Caribbean. Today she continues to work as a freelance designer in addition to handling her own design needs as an author.
“Fundamentals of Design” is an interactive, three-part workshop that will take place over several weeks. Access to the materials does NOT expire.
Schedule at a glance:
Workshop to launch in 2021. Space will be limited. Registrants will get lifetime access to all “Fundamentals of Design” materials. Watch this space for updates.
Payment options: details coming soon
To attend/complete this workshop is a computer/device with internet access and access to a design program such as Photoshop (desktop-based, paid subscription) or Canva (browser-based, free). The Live Q&A will happen on Zoom, which can be watched via web browser. (For the best experience, you can download the Zoom desktop app.)