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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




Manuscript to Print = Print to Digital?

Course Leader, Dr Leah Tether, has been away on sabbatical researching her next monograph! She updates Blurbify on her findings about the commercial book trade’s move from manuscript to print, and how that can be compared with the current shift towards digital. For some time, I’ve been arguing that print did not herald in the




The University of Pearson?: Degrees for all

With Universities charging higher prices for degrees, Pearson is bringing some hope to the less well off with its innovative degree scheme. Current student, Kalpana Sharma takes us through some of the positive outcomes. The future educational aspirations of the young generation may have just received a surprising boost with the news that one of




Amazon’s Kindle Scout: What’s The Catch?

This week’s newsflash sees MA Publishing student, Georgina Garrity, take a look at Amazon’s latest enterprise – Kindle Scout. Last week saw the release of Amazon’s Kindle Scout, a new publishing programme that hands readers the “power” to determine whether a book should be published or not. Aspiring authors can now submit their unpublished novels




MA Publishing Graduation: New Starts

The MA Publishing class of 2013/14 has just graduated. At the same time as ARU waves goodbye to some superb students and wishes them well in their new lives, it says hello to a whole new cohort of would-be publishers, who are just starting their journeys. Course leader, Dr Leah Tether, gives Blurbify the lowdown




What is Publishing – an Art or Science?

Is publishing an art, or science? Kalpana Sharma gives her thoughts on how these two forms apply to the industry and formulates her own conclusion. When we produce the information in a format and make it available to the consumers, we define it as publishing or producing books. Publishing is a form of communication, where




The Penguin is no longer Random

With the recent unveiling of Penguin Random House’s new wordmark, Victoria Love offers her thoughts on the new design and what this means for the ubiquitous Penguin brand. Throughout my studies, the merger of Penguin and Random House has been one of the headline stories that has kept re-emerging. It was with a heavy heart




Researching With Kittens 101

Imagine…’If you are thinking of coming to Anglia Ruskin to study for our MA in Publishing, please consider our newest module: Researching With Kittens 101.’ PhD student, Lucija, recounts her experiences and takes an amusing look at why this could be a great addition to PhD training. Course Overview When you’re a PhD student, Anglia