We talked to Whitbread Award-winning author Joan Brady about her new book on Alger Hiss, her decision to work with specialist external marketing and PR freelancers, and her advice for fellow authors.
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’.
We asked Eleanor, one of our favourite editors, to tell us about her freelancer routine and to give us her tips on how to increase productivity.
An astonishing statistic this week: nearly one fifth of Londoners are registered as self-employed. Actually, looking at the publishing industry landscape, it’s not all that surprising. As businesses across a range of industries look to cut overheads, reducing the number of in-house staff and relying on outsourcing jobs to freelancers is an increasingly popular option.