SYP: How To Get Into & Ahead In Publishing

Yesterday, I took the afternoon off and headed to the London Book Fair, the UK's biggest publishing event where rights are acquired, book deals signed and much wine drunk. I was there to assist with and live-tweet during the SYP How To Get Into Publishing and How To Get Ahead In Publishing panel events along... Continue Reading →

February has been and gone; March has more to come

In February, I focused on broadening my horizons, especially after a disappointing first read. I explored historic witchcraft with The Familiars and The Glass Woman, listened to the audio version of My Absolute Darling and started reading Nigerian fiction with My Sister, The Serial Killer. Twisted - 2*, The Silent Patient 4*, The Familiars 5*,... Continue Reading →

The Wider World of Publishing Event Review

Last night, the Society of Young Publishers hosted 'The Wider World of Publishing', an event focused on jobs and companies that support the publishing industry, but don't necessarily work in the middle of it. The guest speakers were Aki Schilz from The Literary Consultancy, Sheerin Aswat from the London Book Fair, Zoe Plant, a Senior... 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 →

Book events: Take advantage!

In 2017, publishing is more competitive than ever before with people wanting to enter the industry from all different angles. It can be frustrating, especially when you believe that you have more interest in something and yet another person gets the job based on an internship or a well-written cover letter. For me, I grew... Continue Reading →

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