Tag Archives: collaboration

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 […]

Remote control: Collaboration and proofing tools for design teams

Remote control: Collaboration and proofing tools for design teams

For many of the book publishers I work with the use of freelancers is an integral part of their workflow. Some companies offer their internal design and editorial staff the opportunity of working from home and use remote working on projects with colleagues based in other locations. It might not be for everyone, but working […]

Marketing vs Design: Mark Ecob interview

Marketing vs Design: Mark Ecob interview

Mark Ecob is Creative Director of cover design company Mecob Design Ltd, Associate Art Director at Unbound, and is speaking at our next event: ‘Marketing vs Design, which matters more?’. Prior to setting up Mecob, Mark worked at Hodder & Stoughton, The Orion Publishing Group and as Art Director for Canongate Books. 1) When did you first […]

Marketing vs Design: Matt Haslum interview

Marketing vs Design: Matt Haslum interview

Matt Haslum is Marketing Director at Faber & Faber and is speaking at our next event: ‘Marketing vs Design, which matters more?’. Before publishing, Matt spent 8 years building an award-winning digital creative agency. Since joining Faber, he has built a list-focused consumer marketing team alongside an award-winning website and Membership programme.  1) When did you […]

Startup Snapshot: Book Sprints

Startup Snapshot: Book Sprints

Adam Hyde is the founder of the Book Sprints methodology, Co-Founder of the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation, and a current Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow. He also founded FLOSS Manuals, Booktype, Objavi, Lexicon, BookJS and PubSweet. 1. What exactly is Book Sprints? Book Sprints, Ltd, is a team of facilitators, book-production professionals, and illustrators specialized in Book Sprint […]

Author negotiations: the dos and don’ts

Author negotiations: the dos and don’ts

Lindsay Sutherland is an Acquisitions Editor at Emond Publishing and has been in the industry for 13 years – primarily in the Educational Publishing sector. Lindsay lives and works in Toronto with her husband and son, and when she’s not reading she’s probably watching the Gilmore Girls. Here she discloses her dos and don’ts for successful […]

Does the book fit in your handbag? An Editor’s top tips

Does the book fit in your handbag? An Editor’s top tips

This is a guest post by Phoebe Morgan. Phoebe works as an Editor at Octopus Publishing Group across a range of non-fiction titles. She blogs about her favourite books here.

Collaboration Nation: On the art of thinking ‘bananas’

Collaboration Nation: On the art of thinking ‘bananas’

This is a guest post from Jasmin Kirkbride. Jasmin is a regular blogger for BookMachine and Editorial Assistant at Periscope Books (part of Garnet Publishing). She is also a published author and you can find her on Twitter @jasminkirkbride Collaboration is the rage at the moment, yet the misleadingly straightforward word can hide a minefield […]

Top 5 tips for Freelancing in 2015

Top 5 tips for Freelancing in 2015

This is Sara Donaldson’ s second guest blog post. Sara is a freelance editor with an eye for a mystery. When not editing a range of projects (mostly non-fiction) she can be found with her Sherlock hat on as a professional genealogist. You can find her on Twitter @psychodwarf In case you missed it, it’s […]

5 Questions for Paul Rhodes [INTERVIEW]

Paul Rhodes is one of our top speakers at BookMachine Unplugged. He currently runs Orb Entertainment, and previously spent around 15 years across HarperCollins and Walker Books in a variety of strategic, Business Development and digital roles. We interviewed him to find out more.