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We spoke to Jeremy Thomas, author of The Santa Monica Suicide Club, about the difference between writing fiction and non-fiction and his advice for his fellow authors.
James Alexander, a graphic designer, spoke to us about his most challenging brief, the best and worst thing about being a freelance designer, and if he thinks the huge shift to online retail channels has changed how design is valued.
Emma Graves, a freelance designer, spoke to us about how she got into the industry, what makes a good cover brief, and what her very favourite book cover design is.
Samuel Muir spoke to us about the most challenging brief ever issued to him, the effect online selling has had on design and the best and worst thing about being a freelance designer.
We’ve decided to create our own coda to proceedings as we wave goodbye to the dog days of summer.
Jim Hinks is Digital Editor at Comma Press, a not-for-profit publishing initiative dedicated to promoting new writing, with an emphasis on the short story. He is also creator of MacGuffin, a new self-publishing platform, launched in June 2015, that allows readers and writers to connect with texts, and each other, in innovative ways.
First published on Digital Book World’s site on August 3rd, 2015, our co-founder John Bond, in response to an article entitled ‘Don’t Outsource Your Publishing Business Away’, written by Emma Barnes days before, reflects on the shifting climate of the publishing industry, arguing ‘The Future is Freelance’.