The authors met the publishing team at Bloomsbury yesterday, including editorial, design, marketing, publicity and sales. This was the first occasion that the authors had met the whole team. It was a milestone in the book’s development as it signified that from now on all of us will be workingContinue Reading

This week we held our first full editorial meeting with editors from Bloomsbury. It is still two years until The New Sylva is published, and probably nine months before the editorial, design and marketing teams ‘launch’ the book within Bloomsbury. Between now and then some critical decisions need to beContinue Reading

The authors have started detailing the contents of The New Sylva. An important part of this work is presenting initial ideas for layout; both of the text and the illustrations. The New Sylva will be lavishly illustrated with over 100 stunning pen and ink drawings made by Sarah Simblet especiallyContinue Reading