Careers Speed Dating Review

On Tuesday, I attended a brilliant Society of Young Publishers event; Careers Speed Dating. This event was brilliant for everyone, I felt, as there was a large range of speakers in attendance, from assistants to managers. I got a LOT of information out of it, learning about other departments and areas that have a lot... Continue Reading →

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My June reading list…

Time is flying in 2018! I cannot believe that I am 6 weeks into my job at Springer Nature, my blog and social profiles are growing still and people actually want to read my blabbering thoughts on books! A big thanks halfway through the year to all my followers old and new. New things in... Continue Reading →

Why publishing needs to be INCLUSIVE…

...Diverse. Ask someone at least 20 years older than you what their view of publishing is. I'll bet that they will all say middle class white males editing literary fiction and publishing it. They will think of suits, cigars and whisky. You will be shocked as you think of the young, female-dominated crowds at publishing... Continue Reading →

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Summer Reading Recommendations

You like to read and I like to read, so let's read together! I have compiled a list of book recommendations for over the summer period, whether you are basking under the hot Spanish sun or having lunch in the Pret near your office. If you're going on holiday... If you are going to be... Continue Reading →

Spring has sprung: What’s happening in May?

Throughout April, I have read some brilliant books and received some excellent book post to read throughout May. I have thoroughly enjoyed being back at publishing events more frequently; I attended the SYP social following the London Book Fair and their Literary Bingo event which was a roaring success. I also attended the Get a... Continue Reading →

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Get a Job in Publishing Course Review

Last weekend, I attended The Literary Consultancy's course 'Get a Job in Publishing', designed for graduates, first-time jobbers and more experienced professionals who want to change their industry. The course offered insight into the various routes into publishing careers - traditional and controversial - and included some excellent, inspiring speakers from a variety of backgrounds.... Continue Reading →

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Minorities ARE writing

I am about to write a blog post which I feel needs to be written. I will try not to get angry or rant too much, but I can't make any promises. At a panel event last month, I heard the director of a successful independent publisher say that he thinks that BAME/minority authors were... Continue Reading →

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