Mark Leruste is the creator of The Impact Accelerator and Founder & Host of The Unconventionalists®, a coaching business and weekly podcast helping mission-driven organisations and founders better engage with their teams and customers by turning their message into a movement.
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Shemin Nurmohamed and her co-authors, Marine Aubin and Georgina Hill, have given us an exclusive extract of their brand new book, Outshine. Outshine tells you everything you need to know about becoming an effective female leader based on the authors own leadership methodology.
Sam Hancock is the Senior Product Manager at Audible, based in New York. He is an entrepreneurial PM with a passion for creating and enhancing delightful consumer products. Prior to his role at Audible, Sam was Mobile Product Manager at HarperCollins in London for four years.
Independent publishing means that the author can have control of every aspect of their book, including the cover. This has brought authors and designers closer together, and here is an example of why this Cover Designer thinks it’s for the better.
We spoke to author Nicci French – a crime/thriller writing team formed of husband and wife Nicci Gerrard and Sean French, and their editor at Michael Joseph, Joel Richardson, to get their views on writing and being edited ahead of the publication of their eighth and final book in the Frieda Klein series, Day of the Dead.
I’d started writing online as a way to share what I was learning in the industry, and when I hit 10 years I realised that I had created hundreds of posts, and within all of it there was probably a narrative and collection of the best that would be valuable if arranged and brought together in a book. I think people read books differently to how they read online, and people wouldn’t want to navigate through hundreds of webpages – but the experience of sitting and reading would be much more enjoyable. I love books, well-made books. and the idea of creating a very limited run to mark a milestone also appealed to me.
If you’re a freelancer, and many of us who choose to work remotely are, then you already know the freedom of working for yourself, choosing your working hours and creating your own schedule. It might seem natural to take things one step further and take work with you to a new part of the world, or even globe-trot from place to place, but this dream scenario can have a few hidden cons as well as the obvious pros.
Listed by the Observer as one of ‘our top 50 players in the world of books’, Clare worked as an editor at Random House before co-founding Conville & Walsh in 2000. Clare is the co-author of Dangerous Women: The Guide To Modern Life and co-curator of the Curious Arts Festival.