Filming the Scottish landscape with drones

Filming the Scottish landscape with drones

The Moment collection offers slice of life creative images and video. Getty Images have released a video detailing the challenges and benefits of using drones to capture the natural world, with Moment contributor John Duncan. Here are some of the key takeaway points: Drones have revolutionised aerial videography opening up many more opportunities Drones can access […]

Choosing authentic imagery

Choosing authentic imagery

Brands are increasingly looking for authentic images to lift their marketing. Getty Images have published an interactive whitepaper which demonstrates what visual authenticity is, why it’s important and how to make it work for you. Here are some of the key takeaway points: People, and as a result brands, are valuing authenticity more than ever There’s […]

Here’s what book publishers can learn from the podcast model

Here’s what book publishers can learn from the podcast model

Did you make the same mistake I did and assume podcasts are yesterday’s platform, that interest in them has plateaued (at best) and they’re not worth thinking about today? If so, here’s a short article that might help you re-think your stance. If you’re still not convinced have a look at the infographic in this article, […]

Top 5 skills you need to survive a career in domestic rights

Top 5 skills you need to survive a career in domestic rights

Jenna Brown is Rights Executive at Bloomsbury Publishing where she handles domestic rights. She’s also currently writing a young adult novel (all queries welcome!) 1) Organisation Failing to plan is planning to fail! In rights, there’s so much going on, if you’re not properly organised you’ll soon end up cowering under your desk, drinking a bottle […]

On being a literary agent: Emma Paterson interview

On being a literary agent: Emma Paterson interview

Emma Paterson is an agent at Rogers, Coleridge & White. She joined the agency in 2013 after working at The Wylie Agency for two and a half years. She represents literary novelists, journalists and writers of narrative nonfiction. Here Norah Myers interviews her. 1) Tell us about a recent manuscript you submitted to an editor. What […]

Top 5 skills an Editorial Assistant needs

Top 5 skills an Editorial Assistant needs

Zoe Sharples is Temporary General Editorial Assistant at Vintage Books, and a student on the UCL MA in Publishing. She has recently completed internships with The Publishers Association and Granta & Portobello Books. She is an Editorial Committee member of the Society of Young Publishers.  1) Communication Forget about those hard skills like Biblio, Adobe […]

Foreign Rights Executive – The Quarto Group, Brighton [JOB POSTING]

Foreign Rights Executive – The Quarto Group, Brighton [JOB POSTING]

Job Title: Foreign Rights Executive Job Location: Brighton, UK Quarto is looking for a Foreign Rights Executive to join its expanding, market-leading Foreign Rights team. The Quarto Group is the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Combining the might of a major and the creativity […]

Foreign Sales Coordinator – The Quarto Group, London [JOB POSTING]

Foreign Sales Coordinator – The Quarto Group, London [JOB POSTING]

Job Title: Foreign Sales Coordinator Job Location: London, UK Quarto is looking for a highly-organised Foreign Sales Coordinator to join our expanding Foreign Rights team and support our Asian Sales Reps based around the world. The Quarto Group is the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group and is listed on the London Stock […]

Translated literature: Is the buzz to be believed?

Translated literature: Is the buzz to be believed?

Jonathan Ruppin is Literary Director at digital start-up Orson & Co and the founder of the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club. He was a bookseller for 18 years, including 13 at Foyles’ flagship branch on Charing Cross Road. Translated literature is having a moment, the press has being claiming of late. It’s being said […]

Content Assistant – Optimus Education, London [JOB POSTING]

Content Assistant – Optimus Education, London [JOB POSTING]

Are you looking for a fantastic new content job in a digital environment? Our newly created content assistant job in our in-house content team will enable you to experience the full range of digital content team activity, from editing and proofing, to developing marketing content, blog writing and growing our social media presence. We are […]