Plaister Press has finally gone public after delays caused by the poor web builder being caught up in the Christ Church earthquake. Thankfully he wasn't hurt.
There was a piece in the Bookseller Bookseller Article last week that gave rise to some interesting discussions. One agent thought there would be many authors in the future wanting to bring their out-of-print books back into print and stressed how important it was to get publishers to revert the rights to make this possible. I'd like to think we would be known as 'author publishers'.
Friday, 25 March 2011
Monday, 14 March 2011
Haunted by the grotesque and terrifying images of the debris left behind by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami this week, I revisited the sketches I'd done during my only visit to Japan back in the late 1980's when I'd glimpsed something of their landscape, history, art, religion and everyday life. I thought I'd post a few up in sympathy for the Japanese people at this time: