How to Write About the Economy & Get Published

More than ever we need a diverse range of people who can write clearly and critically about our economic system from a range of non-traditional viewpoints. How though, do you get your content published and who will publish it? In this workshop author and journalist Brett Scott will tell you his story of building up his journalism portfolio and getting two book publishing deals with Penguin & Pluto Press, and lay out a range of tips and approaches for getting yourself noticed in the world of economic writing.

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  • How to write about the economy and how to make your writing accessible to a wide audience
  • How to get your writing published
  • A sense for the challenges involved in writing about topics that the public often finds confusing
  • Knowledge of the different type of media outlets that might publish you, and how you might approach them
  • Detailed understanding of what editors are looking for and why
  • Knowledge of the book publishing industry, and how to go about securing book deals
  • New writers who wish to affect economic change and are looking for their first break
  • Part-time writers who are looking to translate their life experiences into exciting pieces
  • Academic writers who wish to learn to write for a more general audience beyond academia

Brett Scott is an author, journalist, and financial hacker exploring the intersections between money systems, finance, and digital technology. In 2013 he published The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money (Pluto Press), a guide to the world of high finance and the emergent forms of economic activism that are challenging it. He has a new book on money forthcoming with Bodley Head (PenguinRandomhouse) and Ecco (HarperCollins). He tweets as @suitpossum.

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