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Today we want to talk to you all about training courses, because
next month we are running not one but TWO! How exciting.
There are only three
spots left on each course so you need to snap them
up fast if you want to join us. And let’s face it… you do.
Understanding Ebooks | 25th April
2018 | St Martin's Lane
Do you want to be an ebook expert? Do you want to thoroughly
understand the market, plus have the practical skills to code your
own ebooks? Join industry expert Ken Jones for this two-part
In the morning session Ken will present an overview of the ebook
market today, giving you insights into which formats work on which
devices; and making sure you are up-to-speed on the latest debates
around DRM. The afternoon session will be a hands-on course for
Understanding InDesign | 26th
April 2018 | St Martin's Lane
Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page layout application for
the publishing industry. The vast majority of illustrated and
typeset books and magazines are produced with this brilliant tool.
Brush up on your InDesign skills and learn how to build a book from
Ken is a publishing software expert with over ten years experience
as Technical Production Manager, software trainer and developer at
Penguin Group UK. He is the mastermind behind Circular Software, which offers
workflow advice, software tools and training to improve how
publishers produce their illustrated print and digital books.
Today we want to talk all things London Book Fair because, after
all, it’s one of the biggest weeks in the publishing year and we’re
all quietly counting down to it…
As usual there’s loads going on and it’s sometimes hard to
prioritise your diary. That’s why we want to make sure you know
about the events we’re running and why they’re going to be great.
JUST THREE WEEKS TO GO!
First up! We’re delighted to be working with London Book Fair and
able to invite you to the exclusive event of the week: The LBF Global
Gathering. Join us on Wednesday 11th April at Soho
House, Dean Street, for an evening of winding down, drinks and a
chance to meet new publishing friends from around the globe.
Tickets cost £15 and this includes a drink on arrival.
Once again we are putting on our annual BookMachine
meet up at the newly named Buzz bar. Arrive at 4.30pm and the first
50 people can grab a drinks voucher… and it’s all completely free!
Every year we organise this event and every year we meet fascinating
people and watch other people make new contacts in the industry.
It’s the perfect chance to have a relaxed chat over a drink.