5 Reasons to study an MA in Publishing

5 Reasons to study an MA in Publishing

Sean Betts gives us 5 amazing reasons why you should study an MA in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University. Publishing is a rapidly growing, and evolving industry. While holding qualifications specific to the field are not prerequisites for employment, they can give you an edge when applying for that much coveted job. I study an




Why the Printed Book Is Shaken, But Not Stirred

Word is that the e-book is dead, or most certainly dying. Current MA Publishing student, Sean Betts, gives his thoughts on the printed book and its journey in the digital age. The obituaries had been written; chain stores were proclaiming that the digital menace was on the wane. Purists were probably about to start rejoicing in




Large Print: First Frontier for Publishers?

Current student, Sean Betts, tells Blurbify about his discovery that large print editions seem, in some cases, to come off the press at a faster rate than the standard print counterpart. I was very much surprised when I received the phone call from my local bookshop to tell me that the book that I had




Paul Robinson-Kamp Sits Down With Blurbify

First-time fiction author, Paul Robinson-Kamp sits down with Blurbify to discuss his experiences of writing and publishing his book, This Scheme of Things (TSOT). Interviewed by Sean Betts TSOT is a satire of Israeli culture and society which encompasses the use of the very topical characters of the spy and the blog-troll as vehicles to




Should Someone Remind George R. R. Martin that Winter is Coming?

There is so much hype about ‘Game of Thrones’ at the moment that the whole world is eagerly awaiting the next instalment, Winds of Winter from its author, George R. R. Martin. But how long should a publisher wait for a manuscript? Sean Betts examines the nature of publishing deadlines. It took me a while