Monday, October 31, 2022
In recent years the publishing industry has been in rude health, with the Publishers Association reporting UK consumer book sales in 2021 up 4% to £2.2 billion. While digital formats such as ebooks and audiobooks have at…Book tickets
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Are you feeling a bit stuck? Are your confidence levels dwindling? Does your inner critic keep telling you you can’t do this? That you’re not cut out to be a writer? Do you find yourself out of motivation for your writin…Book tickets
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
It’s notoriously hard for authors to meet agents so for the past few years we’ve been running Agent Tables. Lots of authors have found agents and some have secured publishing deals, others have got useful advice that the…Book tickets
PAST EVENT REPORTS
Read reports and view photos from past Byte The Book events.
Words by Chris Russell,photos by Katrina Hopewell. May’s Byte the Book tackled the hot topic of audio, a branch of the industry that has seen extraordinary growth in recent years. Videl Bar-Kar, forme…Read more
Words by Chris Russell,photos by Katrina Hopewell. If there’s one driving force behind the ever-evolving landscape of book publishing, it’s technology. Like many aspects of the business, distribution…Read more
Words by Chris Russell,photos by Katrina Hopewell. The Library Club, with its stylish modern art and exposed brick walls, hosted Byte The Book’s March event on the topic of how publishers can maximise…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Miguel Villar. Crowdfunding was under the spotlight for Byte The Book’s February event, overseen by chair of London Book Fair David Roche, himself an author with read…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Katrina Hopewell. Pan Macmillan’s Sara Lloyd chaired Byte The Book’s opening event of 2017, which tackled the ever-increasing importance of data and explored how it c…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Tamara Craiu On the evening of Monday 14 November, Theresa May declared during her Mansion House speech that “we meet today in a world transformed … change is in the…Read more
Report: Children’s Publishing: How Can We Use Digital to Drive Discoverability and Sell More Children’s Books?
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. Children’s publishing came under the microscope at Byte The Book’s September event, in the plush surroundings of Regent Street’s Café Royal. Jo Henr…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Zoe Sharples. The Groucho Club was packed wall-to-wall for Byte The Book’s ‘back to school’ event, which set out to tackle the sticky issue of how authors can generat…Read more
Report: Personalised Production: How Can New Technology Push Printing to Service Individual Consumers?
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. On a sweltering summer’s evening in Soho, Byte The Book brought together a panel of industry experts to discuss the very contemporary topic of perso…Read more
Report: Crime and Thriller Publishing – How Do You Publish Crime & Thriller Books That Audiences Want to Read?
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. For its June event, Byte The Book turned its attention to the dynamic and ever-changing world of crime and thriller publishing. Amid the occasional…Read more
Words by Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. Everyone knows that Byte the Book is the place to come and talk about technology in publishing and media. If you have a creative project…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. May’s Byte The Book was a bustling affair – the venue was so packed that people were being turned away at the door. Authors and industry professiona…Read more