Log in



Serving the Creative Arts Community Since 1974

5th Annual Literary Workshop: Part 1 -- A Book Publishing Overview

  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Avid Reader at Tower; 1600 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818
  • 25


  • Save $5 with Online Registration and payment
    At Door Price = $15
  • Save $5 with Online Registration & Payment
    At Door Price = $25
    Become a MEMBER and save $10!
  • Save $5 with Online Registration & Payment
    At Door Price = $10
    Student ID and Drivers License Required at Sign-In.

Registration is closed

SAVE $5 -- Register & pay online 
Join CLA & SAVE 50% or more

5th Annual Literary Workshop (2-Parts)
Part 1: A Book Publishing Overview

This "Book Publishing 101" workshop covers the primary legal and business issues in modern book publishing. Learn what you need to know about mainstream publishing (and self-publishing) including current and emerging developments in e-book publishing. Valuable negotiating tips for effective contracts with each party in the book publishing chain will be discussed -- including self-publishing service companies. 

Bob Pimm is Chief Learning Officer and Director of Legal Services at California Lawyers for the Arts. Bob has more than 30+ years experience in the book industry. His private law practice is focused on literary law representing authors, agents, and publishers. Bob is also the Book Publishing Chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. From 2002 until 2007 he served as Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, the Forum’s quarterly publication. Bob has authored books, chapters, and numerous articles on legal and business aspects of the book publishing industry.

Hosted by The Avid Reader

This program is made possible in part by the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Cultural Arts Award, The County of Sacramento, our sponsors and members of California Lawyers for the Arts. The opinions expressed in any of our events and programs shall not be construed to represent the opinions and policies of California Lawyers for the Arts. California Lawyers for the Arts is a non-profit service organization that provides lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, educational programs, publications and resource library to artists of all disciplines and arts organizations. New members welcome.



California Lawyers for the Arts is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit and your donation is tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the fullest extent of the law.  State Bar LRS Certificate #0021.

MCLE Provider # 1248.

The information provided on this website is not legal advice. You should consult with an attorney for individual advice regarding your legal matters.

Copyright © 2022. California Lawyers for the Arts. All Rights Reserved. 

Terms of Service

Privacy Policy

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software