Prolifiko, co-founded by Byte the Book members Chris Smith and Bec Evans, has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to turn its prototype writing productivity coaching product and system into an app. T…Read more
Rachel Mann was one of the first Byte the Book members, having taken the City University Novel Studio course with Justine a few years ago. Here she talks about the process of writing and publishing he…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
1. As a ‘hybrid’ author whose non-fiction work is traditionally published you have experienced the benefits of both publishing routes. What, to you, are the benefits of publishing your own work indepe…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
What’s in a number – everything, if you want to publish and sell books in the competitive global market of today! What is an ISBN? The ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is the single most impo…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
Girl Friday’s newly released podcast, From the Margins, is an NPR-style narrative exploring the “story behind the story.” With themes ranging from pitching your project to how parenthood affects craft…Read more
A two-year collaborative research project, exploring the developing relationship between digital technology and literature was formally launched last week, against the iconic backdrop of The Thames. …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
Lots of you will have seen or read about the amazing Mark Dawson who spoke at our event with Amazon in 2015. Mark has sold millions of copies of his books and is now teaching others how to make thousa…Read more
I was lucky enough to be given Love across a broken map by Farhana Shaikh of Dahlia Publishing. Through Byte the Book and the Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society, I’d been invited to the All P…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
The Club at Café Royal is offering a month’s free membership to Byte the Book members. Originally this was just for April but it’s been such a success they are extending the offer. Please email us on …Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Nicole Kavanaugh. Byte The Book’s April event was its first in the opulent surroundings of the Hotel Café Royal. With introductory drinks laid on by sponsors Blurb, t…Read more
We extremely excited to announce that members of Byte the Book can now get a 10% discount on the superb book marketing platform NetGalley. Please read on for more details: Byte the Book members enjoy…Read more
Ali Muirden of Creative Content wasn’t able to get to our last event on International Transmedia Rights, so instead she’s written a short blog piece on her thoughts on the audio market. There has been…Read more
Words by Chris Russell, photos by Daniel Solomons. Byte The Book’s March event brought together Strathmore Publishing’s Nic Jones, screenwriter and novelist Jeff Norton and literary agent Rachel Mills…Read more