#WorkinPublishing: Moving from academic to trade

If you hadn't noticed by now on Twitter, I have made the proud leap from academic publishing to trade fiction publishing in the last couple of weeks. While I fully enjoyed academic, especially the resources and training, there's nothing quite like understanding every word you're reading and getting excited about tweeting for books you absolutely... Continue Reading →

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#WorkinPublishing Make your CV short and sweet

Applying for a job in publishing can be one of the most daunting things, as you wonder what experience will be the most relevant and should you add in that week of work experience for a local newspaper when you were 14? Well, after applying for literally hundreds of entry level jobs about a year... Continue Reading →

March away, Easter is near!

March was an interesting month; I actually managed to get through most of the books I had intended to read I think. March was a blur of reading, meetings, events and craziness. I need to rest! Here's what I read last month: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce 4* Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch 5* Blood... Continue Reading →

How can books become more diverse?

I always see a lot of posts about the ways authors use certain characters in fiction. If somebody has written a 'diverse' narrative, the characters all say and do what those characters are expected to say and do; the story ends up based on them being diverse. This used to be great. Not many authors... Continue Reading →

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