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Spring Conference Blog: Managing your Time

Posted on April 5, 2019 in News & Reviews, Scotland

Chaired by Peggy Hughes, Programme Director, National Centre for Writing Norwich Panellists: Cinzia DuBois, Freelance Creative Digital Copywriter and Editor Kirstyn Smith, Journalist and Founder, Marbles Suzanne Collier, Founder, Bookcareers …

Spring Conference Blog: Inclusivity in Children’s Publishing

Posted on April 5, 2019 in News & Reviews, Scotland

Chaired by Kirstin Lamb, Senior PR and Rights Manager, Barrington Stoke Panelists: Lauren Ace, Brand Director, Little Tiger Group Sister Outrider, Blogger Aimee Felone, Co-Founder, Knights Of Apologies: Sarah Shaffi, …

Spring Conference Blog: Campaignspotting

Posted on April 5, 2019 in News & Reviews, Scotland

Panelists: Carla Hepburn, Senior Marketing Manager, Edinburgh University Press Jamie Norman, Campaigns Executive, Canongate Ceris Jones, Marketing and Publicity Officer, Sandstone Press If I Survive, EUP First up was Carla …

Spring Conference Blog: Be Your Own Boss

Posted on April 5, 2019 in News & Reviews, Scotland

Panelists: Laura Jones, Co-Founder, 404 Ink Heather McDaid, Co-Founder, 404 Ink Samuel McDowell, Co-Founder, Charco Press * Laura Jones, Heather McDaid from 404 Ink and Sam McDowell from Charco Press …

Spring Conference Blog: Anthologies

Posted on April 5, 2019 in News & Reviews, Scotland

Chaired by Mika Cook, Co-Chair of SYP Scotland and Publishing Assistant at 404 Ink. Panellists: Eris Young, Writer in Residence, Lighthouse Books and Managing Editor, Aether/Ichor Lauren Ace, Brand Director, …

Students Tips: Making the Most of Your Work Placement

Posted on March 29, 2019 in UK

Today we have another interview with fellow student, Sophie Griffiths to share her recent work experience with Diva Magazine. How did you get your work experience? I emailed the company …

Five things I learnt at London Book Fair

Posted on March 29, 2019 in UK

At 6:30am on a cold Tuesday morning, I made my very early commute from Oxford into the centre of London. Tuesday 12th March marked the beginning of the London Book …

Students Tips: Making the Most of Your Work Placement

Posted on March 27, 2019 in UK

Once you have achieved the seemingly impossible and gained yourself a publishing work placement – hurray! – you must now ensure you get the most out of the experience. Any …

World Book Day: Four Reasons for Adults to Read

Posted on March 7, 2019 in UK

When the words ‘books’ and ‘pyjamas’ are mentioned in the same sentence, lazy Sunday mornings, spent lolling about reading edge-of-your-bed books usually spring to mind. But consider this: how about, …

5 Top Tips for Improving Time Management

Posted on March 3, 2019 in Oxford

Top tips from Nadiya Patel – MSc biomed grad, aspiring publisher, and culinary enthusiast Time management is a key skill to acquire and is relevant to most professional areas, ranging …

“We want fan-fiction of this book!” – SYP London Book Club Reads The Binding

Posted on February 26, 2019 in London

In the Society of Young Publishers London branch’s monthly book club, our coordinators, Bea and Sonali, choose a theme each month and a list of books that fall under that …

SYP Scotland Conference – Building Bridges, Breaking Walls

Posted on February 20, 2019 in Uncategorized

Whatever area of publishing you’re most interested in, one thing is undeniable: it’s a people-led industry. As a result, while the overall theme of this year’s SYP Scotland Conference was …