Henry Hyde: Designer, Writer, Editor

Publishing

Writers & Artists Self-Publishing in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Publishing organised the Writers & Artists conference “Self-Publishing in the Digital Age”, which took place at The Wellcome Trust on Euston Road, London on Saturday 29th November. I didn’t count the numbers present, but it felt like well over 100 people in the sixth floor venue had come to…

New VAT Rules Affect All Digital Businesses

Not a very positive update, I’m afraid, but important news nonetheless. On January 1st 2015, the EU is introducing a change in VAT rules that will affect the sale of all digital goods and services, including PDFs, ebooks, music downloads, photo libraries, online courses and so on. The changes will also include draconian data collection and…

A Day In the Life of a Designer/Writer/Editor

A Day In the Life of a Designer/Writer/Editor

“Designer, writer, editor – what’s that all about, Henry? Can’t you make your mind up?” Even if people don’t say it out loud, I can often see it in their faces. And that’s fair enough: most people have a single day job which is simple to describe. They’re a plumber,…

New Self-Publishing Blockbuster from Joanna Penn

I was listening to the dulcet tones of self-publishing guru Joanna Penn for most of yesterday evening and way into the night – that’s some lullaby! But I don’t regret a minute of it: what a fantastic resource she has created with Business For Authors – How To Be An Author…

Creating Your Own Magazine 2: Why?

Why on earth would anyone in their right mind want to start their own magazine? Well, I think the answer is the same as the one I would give to the very similar question, “Why would anyone in their right mind want to write a book?” Because they have to.…

Creating Your Own Magazine 1: Introduction

Let me tell you a story. This one isn’t about a fairy princess who meets her Prince Charming. Nor, sadly, is it about the brave adventurer who went into the wilderness and discovered riches beyond his wildest dreams. It is, however, my story: the story of how, as a one-man-band,…

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