In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Then I aimed the gun. The room just exploded. Went blue. Just blazed up. Jesus, I’ll never understand why they didn’t hear the noise twenty miles around.
This blog was originally posted here.
I couldn’t believe I was lucky enough to land an internship with Saraband. Cream of the UK indie publishing world in 2016; perhaps due to a book called His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet. Perhaps you’ve heard of the Man-Booker-shortlisted title?! (If you haven’t already, go read it; it’s wonderful.)
Overwhelming is the first word that springs to mind when thinking back on the London Book Fair! LBF has been running for 46 years and is one of the world’s biggest, with over 130 countries represented this year. It is a place where many deals are made, rights bought and sold, and seeds of collaboration are often sown.
The Humans by Matt Haig.
So this is what happens when you live on Earth. You crack. You hold reality in your hands until it burns and then you have to drop the plate.
Ada Lovelace: Bride of Science by Benjamin Woolley
Pan Books, imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2015
It was as though she was the product of a cross-breeding experiment, an attempt to combine Sentiment and Intellect to produce a new type of human just as agricultural scientists were trying to combine fast growth and fertility to produce a new type of pig. She now needed to know how successful the experiment had been, whether it had resulted in a viable new breed, or a monster.
Friday 3rd March 201. The Society of Young Publishers Scotland (SYP Scotland) held their second conference in the Central Hall in Edinburgh. The first one was tentatively held a year ago, and was such a resounding success, it was immediately decided to hold a second one. Long may it continue! (Apologies in advance, this one is long, even for me. But there’s just so much good stuff to note!) Continue reading
Organised by Publishing Scotland and the Booksellers Association, this year the conference, held 22 February 2017, had the highest number of delegates to date with over 200 attendees. Yours truly was attended with a cohort of publishing students and what a day it was! Very interesting and informative. Continue reading