April Book Swap

For our latest social we put on a Book-Swap at Mad-Hatters in Edinburgh. It was a good excuse to have a nosy at what kind of books we’re all into whilst having a drink and a chat at the same time. If you missed out, fear not! We have monthly events that usually have social drinks afterwards, and we’ll be having another social event soon.

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#SYP101: Internships Anonymous

internshipsThe publishing industry has a complex relationship with internships. How can those of us trying to break into the industry gain experience, but ensure we are not being exploited? When we picked our theme for this year’s conference, it seemed natural to include a session on the subject. What was less clear was how we could best organise a session that would encourage participation from those who had completed placements with flying colours, those who had horror stories, and those who were unsure what to expect from internships.

We settled on a closed door session chaired by our very own Catriona Cox, so this post will avoid giving away the details of any individuals or companies. Luckily there were plenty of tips that weren’t unique to our contributors’ experiences, which we can divulge! Continue reading “#SYP101: Internships Anonymous”

#SYP101: Marketing 5×5 – Creating provocative conversations.

marketing5x5With so many amazing projects going on around us, we took a moment to celebrate just five and hear from those who worked on them. From World Whisky Day to YA sensations, we were given snapshots into a mix of exciting marketing campaigns making waves in the last year or so. Continue reading “#SYP101: Marketing 5×5 – Creating provocative conversations.”