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Islington & Wembley Pop Up Publishing Workshops

May 16th, 2014 No Comments

More workshops are being held next week in Islington & Wembley Libraries as part of the Librarypress project. Below is the presentation I’ll be using to illustrate my talk on bookleteer to participants and explore the kinds of things they can do with it. Pop Up Publishing with bookleteer from Giles Lane

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Pop Up Publishing with Librarypress

May 6th, 2014 1 Comment

This month I am running 6 pop up publishing sessions across three libraries in London : Hounslow Library; Islington Central Library (First Steps Learning Centre) and Wembley Library. All the sessions are free and last for about 3 hours in the evening. The sessions are part of the Librarypress project which aims to get more […]

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the Periodical : setting the scene #1

August 30th, 2012 No Comments

I am delighted and proud to introduce the first of our friends and colleagues who have agreed to take part in this experiment in conversational, relational publishing. They’ve all agreed to publish at least one eBook with bookleteer over the next 12 months which will all go into the wider selection pool from which we […]

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the Periodical, a manifesto of sorts

August 6th, 2012 No Comments

A number of people I’ve spoken to about the Periodical have asked me to explain more about the vision behind it. Why is it necessary now? What are we hoping to achieve? Why should people subscribe? So I’m taking this opportunity to share my thoughts, hopes and aspirations – both as a rallying cry for […]

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The Unedited Author by Kevin Harris

December 5th, 2011 No Comments

The unedited author by Kevin Harris Most writers have one or two trusted readers-of-drafts, critical friends who are relied on to make suggestions and offer that gentle critique that we didn’t know we needed. And the closer we get to conventional publication, the more likely we are to find ourselves working with an editor who […]

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Being 18 in the past and today by Katrina Siliprandi

November 29th, 2011 No Comments

Being 18 in the past and today: using Bookleteer for a museum-based project with young people by Katrina Siliprandi Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service Young people working on ‘Project 18’ carried out and recorded 39 interviews in people’s homes, at Norwich Castle museum and in residential care homes. They amalgamated quotes from these interviews with […]

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New Pitch Up & Publish Events

November 25th, 2011 No Comments

From Friday 2nd December we’ll be running a free monthly meet up event for people wanting to find out more about using bookleteer or to get together with others and share tips and tricks for getting the most out of it. Donations will be welcome for refreshments and, most particularly, anyone choosing to sign up […]

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More dates for Pitch Up & Publish sessions

April 13th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve added some more dates (with different times of day) for Pitch Up & Publish sessions where you can find out more about using bookleteer for your own projects. These sessions are limited to just 6 people at a time so we can respond to your particular interest – whether you’re a complete beginner or […]

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You have been invited to…

March 9th, 2011 1 Comment

I was watching my 12 year old cousin plan out her party invites to her 13th birthday party, as I remembered using the same method when I was younger, using Publisher or making them by hand. As I watched her I realised how much more she could do with her invitations by creating them on […]

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Pitch Up & Publish 2011

March 1st, 2011 No Comments

We’re starting a new regular series of Pitch Up & Publish workshops to help people get started and make the most use out of bookleteer as possible : guiding them from concept to publication and beyond. The 2 hour workshops will be held at our studio, will have a maximum of around 6 places and […]

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Holiday memories in your back pocket

February 17th, 2011 No Comments

Hi, I’m Radhika, the Marketing Assistant at Proboscis. You’ll see me pop up weekly, as I’ll be writing posts on ideas and suggestions for using Bookleteer in new and inventive ways. Take a look at my first idea… Going away this summer?? It’s a great feeling, once you’ve booked that holiday and start counting down […]

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bookleteer API

January 13th, 2011 6 Comments

Just before Christmas we implemented a major new feature on bookleteer – an API (application programming interface) enabling eBooks and StoryCubes to be generated by users direct from their own web applications and stored in or downloaded from their bookleteer accounts. Realising Tangible Souvenirs This has been a long-cherished ambition for us – harking back […]

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Commission a local City As Material event

January 10th, 2011 1 Comment

Reflecting back on the 5 City As Material events of last Autumn, we’re really pleased both with the reception of the events themselves by participants and that of the resulting publications with friends and colleagues. Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing the personal contributions of the guests (Tim Wright, Ben Eastop and Simon […]

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First day at Soho Parish Primary School

December 15th, 2010 No Comments

When I heard I was going to be working on creative projects that combine art and publishing with year 5 and 6’s in a primary school is Soho, I was definitely excited about working with children on a project that sounded different, creative, and fun (both for the kids and adults involved!) However, hearing that […]

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City As Material : River

November 4th, 2010 2 Comments

Last Friday we held our second Pitch In & Publish: City As Material event on the topic of River. We met at Hermitage Moorings in Wapping (where one of the participants is a founder member) and spent a short time introducing ourselves and our interests in the topic. Taking part were Anne Lydiat, Aleaxandra McGlynn, […]

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