Thursday, May 14, 2009

All my literary clients use Google products.

Monday, May 11, 2009


  • Waterford Library, Feb 3, 2007 Getting Publis hed
  • Eastchester Library, February 26, 2007 You Wrote a Book, Now What
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Monroe, NY September 8, 2007 How to Get Published
  • Patterson Library, Paterson, NY September 15, 2007 You Wrote a Book, Now What
  • Somers Library, Somers, NY September 22, 2007 Getting Published
  • North Castle Public Library October 4th, 11th & 18th, 2007 Getting Published
  • Greenwich Library, November 6, 2007 You Wrote a Book, Now What
  • Groton Library, December 2, 2008 You Wrote A Book, Now What
  • North Stonington Library, October 25, 2008, You Wrote A Book, Now What
  • Bethlehem Public Library, January 24, 2009
  • Terryville Library, February 24, 2009
  • Kent Memorial Library, March 21, 2009
  • East Hampton Library, March 7, 2009
  • Russell Library, April 18, 2009
  • Groton Library, June 4th, June 6th, 2009
  • Wallingford Public Library May 27, 2009
  • Patterson Library November 7, 2009
  • Cos Cob Library May 30, 2009


  • TAA Writers Conference, June 22-23, 2007 Contract Negotiations
  • TAA Writers Conference, June 19-22, 2008 Contract Negotiations
  • TAA Writers Conferences, June 2009 Contracts and Subsidiary Rights
  • ASJA Writers Conference, New York City, April 20, 2007 Contracts Negotiations
  • Publishing Business Conference March 2008, Contracts, Subsidiary Rights, Negotiations
  • National Association of Science Writers (NASW), Fall 2007, Inside Book Contract Preparation & Negotiations
  • PubWest Publishers Conference, Portland, OR, November 15, 2008, Contracts, Copyrights, Permissions, and Subsidiary Rights


Learning Annex: HOW TO NEGOTIATE A BOOK DEAL Course designed specifically for authors, agents, and editors. This course explains the complex and puzzling clauses within a publishing contract and prepares you for=2 0a negotiation. Various departments within a publishing company are explored. November 1, 2005, January 24, 2006, February 21, 2006, and March 21, 2006.

Learning Annex: PUBLISHING PANEL: HOW TO BE SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED Topic: How to structure a great book deal and all the other contractual aspects you’ll need to know. October 29, 2005

White Plains Continuing Education: INSIDE PUBLISHING AND HOW TO NEGOTIATE A BOOK CONTRACT Sept 2006. March-April 2007, Sept – October 2007, October – November 2008
April –June 2009 You Wrote A Book, Now What?

Rye Art Center, Rye, NY: You Wrote A Book, Now What? March- April 2008
Norwalk Community College: You Wrote A Book, Now What? June-July 2009, Sept. 2009
Ridgefield Continuing Education, April 2009 and Sept 2009
Purchase College, September - October 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Jan Kardys represents a broad spectrum of authors and illustrators with a focus on new nonfiction and fiction. Cross marketing and detailed marketing plans are provided by this agency to assist clients in maximizing media coverage. Based on Jan's three years of experience working at Google, Jan has developed in -depth analysis of various marketplaces for books and use of Google products for maximum results. Jan Kardys has 30 years of diversified publishing experience for nine major book pubishers. 

Contact: Jan Kardys, Black Hawk Enterprises, 17 Church Hill Road, Redding, CT. 06896
203-938-7405  cell: 917-280-5709