CAMP 2013: Becoming a digital author

[caption id="attachment_3078" align="alignleft" width="300"]Jane Friedman talks e-books at JAWS 2013. Jane Friedman talks e-books at JAWS 2013.[/caption]

By 2013 JAWS Fellow Arielle Stevenson

Publishing an independent e-book has its perks, most programs to create your e-book are free to use and non-exclusive. Updating or changing e-books at-will is relatively easy and typically unlimited. And putting an e-book together requires little technical expertise. You control the pricing and unlike traditional publishing, there’s no gatekeeper and you control the rights.

CAMP 2013: Job search strategies

Sarah Chazan (left) and Lori Robinson discuss job search strategies at JAWS 2013.

“You have to ask yourself: What have I done?  And how can I put those things together in a new way to do a job I never thought I’d do?”

That’s advice Fara Warner gives to those looking for a job. Warner oversees editorial strategy for AOL brands including DailyFinance, Autoblog, TechCrunch, and Engadget. And it’s advice she’s taken herself, as have other women on the JAWS 2013 panel “Job Search Strategies.”