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S1 E6: Freelance Publicist

S1 E6: Freelance Publicist

Update: 2018-06-30
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After working for over 10 years in Publicity at Penguin and Transworld, Emma Dowson (on Twitter @EmmaDowson1) decided to start freelancing. We talked the main differences between working in house and freelancing and how to build relationships with authors and journalists. She also reminisces about touring with Bill Bryson, gives advice for aspiring publicists and recommends checking out the activities and events organised by the Publishers’ Publicity Circle.



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Books mentioned: 

- Shatila Stories, Peirene Press; 

- Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous by Manu Jospeh.


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Portrait illustration by Ellie Beadle. Music: Dig the Uke by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. https://bit.ly/1VLy3cJ Ft: Kara Square.


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