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Talk Radio Europe

I gave a live radio interview this morning on Talk Radio Europe. You can listen again here – it starts at 33 minutes. If you were listening and didn’t catch all of the details, these are the books and website that I mentioned. And do check out the website HowPublishingReallyWorks.com. If…

More redundancies plus new opportunities

You might have seen this article over the Christmas holidays – http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8433024.stm that the CIPD predict more redundancies, with unemployment reaching a peak in the summer. I feel like the ‘purveyor of doom’ when I state I have been saying this for ages.  I believe that between now and May we will…

Top 6 into Top 3?

I saw this article and prediction – that the top six publishers would become the top three. I don’t think so. I agree with their prediction about self publishing but in addition to this there will be a continual number of new start ups. The reduction in the cost of technology,…

Advice for Authors

There are lots of things happening in the background and soon work on updating the website will commence.  Until then, I seem to be writing things for other sites and not for my own.  The latest being some advice for authors on the Writers and Artists Yearbook website.  http://writersandartists.wordpress.com/2009/05/29/sales-marketing-publishing-success/#more-1774

Leaving Publishing

You may find this hard to believe, but at one time in my career I was 3 weeks away from leaving publishing.  It was February 1991 and I was employed at then Random Century (soon to be renamed Random House) as Group Permissions Controller.  I’d been there for 5 months…