The Future Looks Bright, The Future Looks Collaborative

The Future Looks Bright, The Future Looks Collaborative

In a packed event at The Library Club on Tuesday, John Bond of whitefox – a publishing agency celebrating its fifth birthday this spring – introduced a panel of experts to explore the theme of creative collaboration in publishing. Chris Michaels, Digital Director at the National Gallery, started by describing how the publishing value chain […]

World Book Day Director joins BookMachine event line-up

World Book Day Director joins BookMachine event line-up

A new speaker has just been announced for How technology can make reading fun. Kirsten Grant will join Matt Deegan, Louie Stowell and Sven Huber in London on 17th May. Each will each be looking at different ways to engage young people online to make reading fun. There will be plenty of time for questions too. […]

Introducing The Riff Raff: A new writers’ community

Introducing The Riff Raff: A new writers’ community

Amy Baker is a freelance writer and the author of travel humour memoir, “Miss-Adventures: A Tale of Ignoring Life Advice While Backpacking Around South America”. She has just co-founded The Riff Raff – a writers’ community that champions debut authors and supports those hoping to one day be published themselves.  When working on your first […]

5 years since launching whitefox: founder insight interview

5 years since launching whitefox: founder insight interview

In the run up to celebrating 5 years of whitefox at their birthday bash, we wanted to interview John Bond about his experience of setting up the popular publishing services agency for publishers, agents, authors and brands. 1) How did you get the idea for the whitefox model? We came out of traditional publishing houses where we […]

How technology can make reading fun [EVENT]

How technology can make reading fun [EVENT]

Reading and technology are hot topics. If kids are glued to their devices, where do books fit in? How can we make sure they keep reading for pleasure? Our expert speakers will look at different ways to engage young people online to make reading fun. This event is aimed at educational publishers, children’s publishers, teachers, […]

Creative collaboration & the future of publishing [EVENT]

Creative collaboration & the future of publishing [EVENT]

Many of you know whitefox, a popular publishing services agency for publishers, agents, authors and brands. BookMachine and whitefox have been plotting ways to celebrate their 5th birthday party – and here we have it, an event to discuss creative collaboration & the future of publishing.  Writers, agents, publishers and institutional brands are all grappling with the same […]

If books be the food of love, read on: Sharing books on Valentine’s Day

If books be the food of love, read on: Sharing books on Valentine’s Day

As the Book Bulletin online catalogue crowdfunding campaign for reading recommendations and gift suggestions comes to an end on International Book Giving Day (also known in some quarters as ‘Valentine’s Day’), Christopher Norris from the Jolabokaflod Book Campaign asked friends, fans and followers of the initiative how they would feel about exchanging books with significant […]

Next week on BookMachine: your out-of-house workforce

Next week on BookMachine: your out-of-house workforce

Heads-up publishing people! Next week we have two insightful things happening for anyone who is tasked with managing, inspiring and evaluating their out-of-house workforce. The in-person event Sometimes it’s good to talk in person. Skype and Google hangouts do the job. But really, human contact is the best. So with that in mind, we have […]

BookMachine in Barcelona [EVENT]

BookMachine in Barcelona [EVENT]

If you’re working in the publishing industry and near Barcelona on 16th February, then this is an event to be at! BookMachine in Barcelona draws in an interesting crowd of publishers, agents, freelancers and book technology experts. Everyone meets at La Laie bookshop, in a private room, ideal for some drinks and a talk followed […]

Writers plan protest ahead of Trump inauguration day

Writers plan protest ahead of Trump inauguration day

Writers Resist London will take place at: The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury Sunday 15th January, 2017 4-6PM Free event, all welcome Writers Resist London will join over 50 cities worldwide in reaffirming a commitment to a tolerant and diverse society through panel discussion and poetry readings from literary voices. A flagship New York City event co-sponsored […]