Transatlantic Agency is thrilled to announce that Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau’s GOING SOLO: ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO BECOME YOUR OWN BOSS has sold to Sutherland House Publishing for September 2023 (World English)! 

GOING SOLO is a timely and comprehensive guide to the ins and outs of self-employment, written by long-time self-employed writers and creators Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau; a must-own reference book and motivational guide for established workers looking to grow and maintain a business, those fresh out of school, or anyone planning to make a change, perfect for today’s shifting employment landscape. Translated and adapted from the authors’ own Le guide du travailleur autonome (Québec Amérique).

Written by self-employed workers, for self-employed workers and those who want to become self-employed, in GOING SOLO Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau cover every aspect of the self-employment journey, providing readers with practical tools and extensive research, tips, and invaluable lessons for success: from how to turn an idea into meaningful employment, to the simple necessity of a solid business plan; from day-to-day practicalities like setting up a home office or working with kids at home, to understanding tax rules and applying for social benefits; the dos and don’ts of protecting intellectual property; marketing and social media strategy; making time for vacation; planning for retirement; and much more. A comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource for anyone looking to transform their passion into a sustainable career.

Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau have published 13 nonfiction books between them in French and English, selling more than 300,000 copies worldwide. Their work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, The LA Times, Publishers Weekly, and more. They are award-winning journalists and have penned thousands of articles for newspapers and magazines in Canada and internationally. Partners in life and work, Julie and Jean-Benoît live in Montreal with their twin daughters.

Deal arranged by Evan Brown.

Congratulations Julie and Jean-Benoît!