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Volunteering at Policy Press: an insight into the world of academic publishing

As Policy Press launches a new Volunteer Scheme, with the aim of providing a broad range of people the opportunity to gain exposure to the academic publishing environment, a previous Policy Press volunteer, Andy Chadwick shares his experiences….. 480 more words


10 Key Questions for Evaluating Your Book's Competition

So much invaluable information about what is and is not already available, what the industry conventions are, and how you can make your book better than anything else on the market, can be gleaned from the competing titles in your area of writing. 1,011 more words


Free books, yes you read that right - free Christian fiction from Pelican Book Group all through Lent

Pelican Book Group is a Christian publishing house that produces top quality fiction. Last year I interviewed one of the authors in the Pelican stable: Clare Revell who’s books can be found in the Pure Amore imprint. 171 more words


Communicating Research Broadly & Creatively

I think it’s time – way past the time – for those of us who conduct research to examine how we communicate our work and who we communicate it to. 684 more words


Plagiarism Happens

So, this happened…

This is obviously an Amazon listing, describing a novel written by someone named Melissa Rogers. The listing rather prominently advertises ‘bdsm’ and ‘alpha male’ tags, and for several days it was a free download, with a ranking of around 5000. 663 more words

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"Why do you attend conferences?" FAPA President's Letter: March

A non-publishing friend asked, “Why do you attend conferences Mark?”

As the president of a publishing organization, it’s kinda mandatory. However, that wasn’t my answer. I responded with two reasons. 197 more words