Final preparations are underway before The New Sylva goes to print in January. Proofreading has been completed and . .
Bloomsbury Publishing have now listed The New Sylva on their website. We can reveal for the first time the list price of £40.00. [UPDATE December 2013: the recommended retail price finally agreed is £50.00] Launch date in the UK is 10th April 2014, while in the US the book will
Earlier this week the authors were invited to a final meeting with designers Grade Design in London. Two significant steps forward were made in visualising The New Sylva.
Our deadline to complete copy editing is the end of June, so Gabriel Hemery has been working hard with the copy editor to finish on time. Meanwhile, the authors have also been working with the team at Bloomsbury Publishing to produce the first sample chapters. This is the first time
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 working
The launch meeting of The New Sylva was held at Bloomsbury Publishing today.
Today the authors held a meeting with editors at Bloomsbury to discuss book design in detail. Editors Richard Atkinson and Natalie Hunt were joined by Peter Dawson of Grade Design Consultants (www.gradedesign.com) who has been appointed as Book Designer. Sarah Simblet also handed over the first batch of 30 completed
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 be