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Portsmouth Book Bash

Are you interested in publishing? Are you an author, editor, designer, illustrator or bookseller who would like to chat with like-minded people who live or work in the Pompey area?
If so, the inaugural Portsmouth Book Bask is for you. Come and meet us between 6pm-8pm at the friendly Hunter Gatherer, Southsea on Albert Road. There will be no speeches, no agenda… just come and chat books.
Author and editor Abbie Headon will be launching her book, The Power of YES, and you can meet her and buy a copy. Book PR, design and promotion agency Bookollective will be there to help you network.
Everyone there will be able to talk ALL THINGS BOOKS! There is no pressure, bring business cards if you want, if not, just pop in for a chat with the Pompey book crowd.

RSVP abbie@abbieheadon.com or esther@bookollective.com

Hunter Gatherer, 249 Albert Road, Southsea PO4 0JR
https://www.huntergatherer.coffee/

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Redefining Storytelling

This is an annual event that we run at London College of Communication, gathering MA Publishing students and industry professionals together to explore emerging issues in publishing across all sectors.

This year, the theme of the event is Redefining Storytelling, in which we highlight how the publishing industry continues to evolve. The event will include two separate panel discussions led by a variety of industry experts. Storytelling has always been key to publishing, but now stories are being told in various new ways.

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Get into Book Publishing

‘Get into Book Publishing’ – An accessible and industry-supported introduction to publishing for those who are new to the industry.
This new, 4-day course will focus on providing delegates with a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry and a good understanding of the business. It will give an expert insight into the structure of a publishing house and the main roles within it – editorial and design, production, rights, sales and marketing – with the primary aim to help candidates identify the right area for them. It will also offer some valuable skills to aid employment and an excellent opportunity to meet key figures in publishing.
The course will be taught by experts from across publishing to give an up-to-date, practical and relevant look at the industry.
There will also be an informal drinks reception and an excellent opportunity to meet industry figures in a more relaxed environment.
There are no entry requirements for the course although delegates must be over 18.

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#workinpublishing Week Careers Clinic

If you’re following #workinpublishing week, in addition to our usual Careers Clinics (Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th November) we’ll be running an extra all-day Careers Clinic during Work in Publishing Week on FRIDAY, 18TH November 2016. So if you have any questions arising about any of the blogs, tips or advice given, you’ll be able […]

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What about me? Ageism in Book Publishing

What about me? Ageism in book publishing Where are the new career paths for the over 40s? Publishing has been talking for some time now about how it wants to attract ‘digital natives’ and ‘bright young things’ into the industry; the latest comment overheard concerns the industry ‘finding its future in millennials’ (in this instance […]

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We are no longer supporting ANY kind of unpaid work experience

As you know, for a long time bookcareers.com has said a two week unpaid placement is bordering on acceptable. You might have noticed that, since the beginning of the year, even these have been removed from the bookcareers.com website.  This is because we no longer endorse any unpaid work, unpaid work experience placements or unpaid internships.  This includes opportunities […]

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