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05 December 2021

The year at a glance

The main events we are organising, involved with or attending in 2021

 

JANUARY

  • 15: Translation Fund - round two application deadline
  • 19: Open Book - Gardners
  • 25 January and 1 February: Further copy-editing training course

 

FEBRUARY

 

MARCH

  • 22 February, 1 and 8 March: BookMachine Pivoting to virtual book launches
  • 3: Publishing and Libraries Day - pitching session
  • 15 and 18: Marketing your Freelance Editorial Business training course
  • 24: Douglas Stuart and Shuggie Bain - A Publishing Journey
  • 30: Virtual Trade Mission: meeting with Australian publishers for member publishers

 

APRIL

  • 15: Spring into Action event with the Booksellers Association for PS and BA members
  • 19 and 26: BookMachine Using social media to amplify your book sales

 

MAY

  • 6: BBC pitching sessions for member publishers of Publishing Scotland
  • 10 and 13: Editing for Non-publishers training course
  • 10, 17 and 22: BookMachine Email marketing for book publishers training course
  • 13 and 20: BookMachine How the best websites convert readers into book buyers training course
  • 20: Training Committee meeting
  • 17, 20, 20 and 27: Introduction to copy-editing training course
  • 27: PS Board Meeting (provisional date)
  • TBC: STV pitching sessions for publishers

 

JUNE

  • 1, 3, 7 & 10: Introduction to Proofreading training course
  • 10 to 13: Scottish Books Long Weekend (free online book festival)
  • 14 and 17: Further Copy-editing training course
  • 15: Open Book Alternative Funding Methods Kickstarter
  • 21: All Members Meeting
  • 21 and 24: Further Proofreading training course, delivered online in two Zoom sessions
  • 29 June to 1 July: London Book Fair 2021: physical/digital PS members stand

 

JULY

  • 29 June to 1 July: London Book Fair 2021

 

AUGUST

  • 14 to 30: Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • TBC: Translation Fund - round one deadline

  

SEPTEMBER

  • 6, 9, 13 and 16: Introduction to Copy-editing training course
  • 9: PS Board Meeting (provisional date)
  • 20, 23, 27 and 30: Introduction to Proofreading training course

 

OCTOBER

  • 4 and 7: Academic Editing training course
  • 11 and 14: Editing for Non-publishers
  • 20 to 24: Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

 

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER