Books on publishing, revisited

Every time I try to decide which books about publishing I’ve found most interesting or helpful, I change my mind. The Publisher’s bookshelf page above is a living document. Tomorrow (Tues 6 Dec, 2016) I’m giving a talk in Cambridge

Books on publishing, revisited

Every time I try to decide which books about publishing I’ve found most interesting or helpful, I change my mind. The Publisher’s bookshelf page above is a living document. Tomorrow (Tues 6 Dec, 2016) I’m giving a talk in Cambridge

On group blogging

Recently I started a writing group for doctoral researchers in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering. I’ve used our sessions to take my writing in a direction, rather like going on vacation. My professional writing, editing, and publishing is

On group blogging

Recently I started a writing group for doctoral researchers in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering. I’ve used our sessions to take my writing in a direction, rather like going on vacation. My professional writing, editing, and publishing is

Books about publishing: a guide to the best

On 6 December I’m giving a talk at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. The details are on the Cambridge Publishing Society page here: http://groupspaces.com/cambridgepublishingsociety/. The books featured will comprise a blend of some of those reviewed on Monographer (see the Publisher’s Bookshelf

Books about publishing: a guide to the best

On 6 December I’m giving a talk at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. The details are on the Cambridge Publishing Society page here: http://groupspaces.com/cambridgepublishingsociety/. The books featured will comprise a blend of some of those reviewed on Monographer (see the Publisher’s Bookshelf

Palace of books

My work as a consulting editor for Oxford University Press takes me occasionally to Oxford. When I’m there I like to visit Blackwell’s on Broad Street. In particular, I like to browse the shelves on the book trade. Logically, Heffers

Palace of books

My work as a consulting editor for Oxford University Press takes me occasionally to Oxford. When I’m there I like to visit Blackwell’s on Broad Street. In particular, I like to browse the shelves on the book trade. Logically, Heffers

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

On not reviewing Frania Hall’s ‘The Business of publishing’

I go to the university library in Cambridge. I ask the library staff to fetch a copy of The business of digital publishing by Frania Hall (Routledge, 2013). I take it home, put on my (recently acquired, perfectly adequate) reading

On not reviewing Frania Hall’s ‘The Business of publishing’

I go to the university library in Cambridge. I ask the library staff to fetch a copy of The business of digital publishing by Frania Hall (Routledge, 2013). I take it home, put on my (recently acquired, perfectly adequate) reading

Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises

Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises