Anita Mendiratta: a journey of connection and inspiration.

Anita Mendiratta is a globally respected strategic advisor, author, diplomat, speaker and on-air/stage personality. In this Q&A, the author of 'The Call to Leadership: Unlocking the Leader Within in Times of Crisis' will discuss her background, sources of inspiration, journey as a writer, challenges faced during the writing process and will provide advice for aspiring authors.

By   Zoila Marenco

Behind the words: a Q&A with author Melanie Price.

Melanie Price grew up in Sydney but now lives in London working as a Digital Marketing Director at Bookouture. Despite working in the publishing industry she chose to self-publish her recent title, 'The Mother-in-Law’s Secret' which has seen incredible success. Here are some of her secrets.

By   Hannah Bickerton

Q&A with Nosy Crow CEO Kate Wilson.

Kate is the Group CEO at the independent children’s publishing company, Nosy Crow. She has worked in publishing for 37 years, mainly in children’s books, including senior management roles at Macmillan Children’s Books and as Group MD of Scholastic UK Ltd.

By   Hannah Bickerton

Q&A with editor and novelist Gillian Holmes.

Editing your own book is much harder than editing someone else’s because you’re far too close to it, so flaws and problems may not be obvious to you. Having said that, having editing experience definitely helps when it comes to my own work. I don’t think it impacts my relationship with my editor at all, though. It may help it, because I understand where she’s coming from and I know not to take anything personally.

By   Hannah Bickerton

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Chatting with the experts: We talk to the brilliant brains behind the Whitefox rebrand.

Our first thought on receiving the brief was intrigue and excitement. Publishing companies notoriously have fantastic branding. From the mid-1950s to the modern day, some of the most iconic logos are publisher ones. They are visual identities that we’ve previously studied and admired. Many encapsulate modern principles; brutalist, minimalist, geometric and notably the clever use of negative space. So we thought this was a great opportunity to contribute to the landscape.

By   Hannah Bickerton