Category Archives: Beyond publishing

More books on publishing

The audience at my ‘Books on publishing’ talk last week was kind enough to volunteer suggestions of their own. Two suggestions in response to my ‘representations of publishing in fiction’ post script were: Robert Bolano, 2666 PD James, Original sin

More books on publishing

The audience at my ‘Books on publishing’ talk last week was kind enough to volunteer suggestions of their own. Two suggestions in response to my ‘representations of publishing in fiction’ post script were: Robert Bolano, 2666 PD James, Original sin

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

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,

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

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

This is not a book

“These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. Blogs, tweets and newspaper articles on the subject appear daily…This thought-provoking book takes the form of a conversation in which Carriere

This is not a book

“These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. Blogs, tweets and newspaper articles on the subject appear daily…This thought-provoking book takes the form of a conversation in which Carriere