A. J. Grainger Blog

What does a publisher do?

I’ve worked in publishing since graduating from university ten (something!) years ago, briefly in marketing and more extensively in editorial. I know from my authors that the process of producing a book can be a...

Top 5 women writers

Top 5 women writers

To celebrate International Women’s Day, a list of my top 5 female writers. This list could definitely have been twice as long! Margaret Atwood I first came across Margaret Atwood’s books when I was...

Writing a Book: Research

We’re up to the part five of the Writing a Book series. And this month’s post is on … research.    I love doing research. It’s an excuse to buy multicoloured highlighters, nice Post-it...