Andrew Buckley | Presenter
Andrew Buckley is a traditionally published author of rather silly, yet enjoyable fiction for all ages. As an ex-pat Brit living in Canada, Andrew is a passionate nerd, movie-lover, avid reader, comic book geek, public speaker, podcaster, and dances a mean cha-cha. He’s also the co-founder and instructor at Wordsmith Academy, an online writing school.
Andrew will be teaching sessions on the following topics:
How to Navigate the Netflix Generation of Readers - This presentation and discussion takes a realistic look at the statistics surrounding readership, the changes in the marketplace that have brought us to where we are today, and the frustration we experience as writers as we struggle to keep up with the ever-fluctuating and expanding literary landscape.
My Name is Andrew Buckley and I’m Addicted to Storytelling: A 12 Step Recovery Program for Writers - The world is full of self-help solutions to aid all manner of afflictions . . . except when it comes to being a writer. It’s the story that drives us, that inspires and motivates us to create. It also makes us question our career choices, breeds procrastination, and constantly crushes us with paralyzing self-doubt. Fear not! In 12 simple steps, we can all be on the road to recovery, or so the story goes . . .