Bookcamp 09

December 10, 2008

Penguin Books, Russell Davies and, er, me, are hosting a day of bookish, techy mucking about in London on January 17th.

It’s for publishing folk, and for geeks, and there’s more info on the Penguin blog. I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while (remember Slow Fire? Yeah, sorry about that), and it should be a lot of fun.

Hopefully, we’ll be taking the book apart and thinking about what we should be doing with it in the future. There’s been a lot of pontificating and a lot of “new initiatives” in the industry, but not enough poking, playing and general tinkering. I’ll probably be talking a lot about book data and formats, POD, experience and achievement – all the things I generally do here.

There are some places left, so if you’d like to come, drop me an email telling me why. Unless I know why. Go on, tell me anyway. If you’re coming already, or are going to try, see you in January.


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