Christopher Bladon is the Design Manager at HL Studios, sponsors of BookMachine Oxford. As well as being a talented and creative designer, Chris is the go-to guy for anything technical. A problem solving genius that has earned himself the nickname ‘The Oracle’ at work. Charly Ford interviews him ahead of the big event: 1. What […]
Ahead of Oxford’s next BookMachine event on Thursday 27 June, guest speaker Tim Oliver has kindly answered some questions about all things digital! Tim is Head of the Digital Publishing Unit for Macmillan Education. Over 10 years’ experience in digital project management, extensive involvement with learning management systems and previous roles in trade, academic, NGO […]
Bea Longworth is director and co-founder at Whooc Publishing Ltd, a fledgling startup making first-person fiction apps for young adults under its Freed Fiction imprint. A few minutes after arriving at House Bar, I felt a tap on my shoulder. “Is there going to be a talk or something?” It was a valid question […]
Jonathan Davis (Chandos Publishing), who you might have seen on Twitter as @canadiancat has written this comprehensive review of BookMachine Oxford with Richard Sullivan – a great summary for those who missed it. If BookMachine is “the most fun you can have with your clothes on”, the latest gathering had no problem in filling up […]
Here at BookMachine we are passionate about what we do – BookMachine is fun, interesting, great for making connections, all about collaboration, cool, all-inclusive, informative, forward-thinking, welcoming, mega, bookish, digital, international, community-focused, innovative, friendly, driven… there are endless words to describe it! So we’d like to set you a challenge. Charly Ford described BookMachine as […]
Charly Ford is a Project Manager at Osprey Publishing and is hosting the BookMachine event in Oxford. Here, Charly shares her enthusiasm for publishing and tells us why you should come along and join the fun later this month.
In the run up to BookMachine Oxford, we’re compiling some interviews with publishing-type folk who will be going to the event. Richard Sullivan (who is our key speaker) is the MD of Osprey Publishing which is a leading publisher of military history, amongst other things and part of Osprey Group – the destination for enthusiasts. […]
Helen is a ‘Teen fiction fiend’. She works as a Sales and Marketing Assistant for McGraw-Hill Education by day and is a rugby player and all-round dreamer by night. She has strong ideas on tea and civil rights! This was her third Bookmachine event. “Overdue a BookMachine fix, it was time I headed to an […]
Katie Stileman has recently graduated from Jesus College, Oxford, where she studied Medieval History. She has worked in schools since the summer teaching study skills and is now looking to pursue a career in publishing. Last week she attended BookMachine Oxford. Here is her review.
@Miss_PrinceyC (AKA Camilla Prince) graduated in 2010 after studying English and Classical Studies at the University of Reading. She now works in the digital team at Macmillan and is part of the social committee. Sophie O’Rourke interviews her about working in digital, hosting the next BookMachine Oxford event and publishing in general. BookMachine Oxford […]
Charly Ford and Emily Holmes work at Osprey Group in Oxford and will be hosts of the next BookMachine shindig in Oxford. We thought you might like to get to know these two lovely ladies, and find out what they’re in to ahead of the event… The event is on June 28th, in All Bar […]
BookMachine Oxford (hosted by Osprey Group) Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 5:30 PM All Bar One, 124 High Street, OX1 4DF Oxford BookMachine is coming to Oxford! If you work in publishing and live in Oxford, we’re pleased to say that Charly Ford and Emily Holmes, from Osprey Publishing will be hosting the very first […]