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SYP Careers Conference

Posted on October 11, 2007 in News & Reviews

Registration is now open for this year’s Careers Conference, which is being held on Saturday 10th November at Brookes University (Headington Hill site). Tickets are priced at £25 for members …

International Young Publisher of the Year newsletter

Posted on October 11, 2007 in News & Reviews

The IYPY have released their inaugural newsletter, which you can read online in pdf format here.  The newsletter introduces you to the IYPY alumni network, takes a look at opportunities …

October Book Slam

Posted on October 11, 2007 in News & Reviews

Thursday, 25/10/07 Book Slam @ Neighbourhood 12 Acklam Road, London, W10 5QZ £5 in advance from bookslam.com/ £6 on the door Doors open 7pm This month, Book Slam will be …

Support Staff Bite Back

Posted on October 1, 2007 in Uncategorized

   It’s official. Computer users are more ignorant and rude to their IT departments than they appear to be in standard helpdesk report logs, reports A.N. Alyst.    Editor’s Note: …

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Editors

Posted on September 28, 2007 in Uncategorized

So here’s something that came to the SYP – author unknown.  Some of it makes a lot of sense; pass it on!  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Editors   …

On Becoming A Commissioning Editor

Posted on September 28, 2007 in Uncategorized

On Becoming a Commissioning Editor   I think that it is fair to say that almost all entrants into publishing, once they have chosen editorial from amongst the variety of …

Gurdeep's Column

Posted on September 24, 2007 in Uncategorized

  2007 for me has been a year of chasing. I’ve chased the Royal Mail for non-delivery of parcels. I’ve chased insurance companies, online electronics stores, British Gas, the National Grid and …

Gurdeep’s Column

Posted on September 24, 2007 in Uncategorized

  2007 for me has been a year of chasing. I’ve chased the Royal Mail for non-delivery of parcels. I’ve chased insurance companies, online electronics stores, British Gas, the National Grid and …

Free Masterclasses for SYP members

Posted on September 20, 2007 in News & Reviews

    Programme of speakers for Master Classes Kingston University Autumn Term 2007   Timings: 6-8pm, Monday evenings, at their Penryn Road campus (John Galsworthy Building Room 3004 from 6-8pm). …

SYP Careers Conference

Posted on September 20, 2007 in News & Reviews

Registration is now open for this year’s Careers Conference, which is being held on Saturday 10th November – see the conference website for more details. Please note that our Membership …

SYP Careers Conference

Posted on September 19, 2007 in News & Reviews

Registration is now open for this year’s Careers Conference, which is being held on Saturday 10th November – see the conference website for more details.

The Boys in the Backroom

Posted on September 19, 2007 in News & Reviews

As we warm up for the SYP Careers Conference, here is an article about Editorial and Production to whet your appetite. Yes, that’s right – Production, the department that doesn’t …