• FREE Ebook – Email Marketing with Bookpres

    Introducing our first publication! We have created a FREE ebook with the purpose of getting yourself and your work noticed with email marketing. This publication consist of 36 pages and is a guide to authors and publishers of independent books and magazines.

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  • How and Why to Start a Blog

    I believe that blogging can be an excellent way to hone your writing and photography skills, to create a solid portfolio, and to get your name out there. Now more than ever, blogging is taken seriously as both a career and a creative output, and plenty of agents and publishers actively seek out writers online. If you haven’t created a blog yet, or if you are in the beginning stages of blogging, here are a few things to consider.

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  • About a Book and its Cover

    Meet Mina Bach, a very talented and well-known freelance Book Designer living in London. Her style of work is based on a keen interest in typography and lettering, carrying a bit of the warmth of the Mediterranean as she is originally from Barcelona. She began her career in publishing at the age of eight as a self-published author, making series of comic books, and today she is working with some of the best within the world of traditional and independent publishing. We sat down for a talk with Mina about her journey to become a successful freelance Book Designer, what makes a good cover, and five tips on things one should consider when briefing a Book Designer.

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  • Lisa H Moura

    Geneva, Switzerland.

    Lisa is a graphic designer, originally from Lisbon, Portugal, but has been living in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the past three years. New adventures are waiting for her as she is relocating to Geneva to study a Master. She loves to travel and photographing architecture and design when she is out and about.

  • Lucas Machado

    São Paulo, Brazil.

    Lucas is working as a graphic designer at PS.2 arquitetura + design in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He loves starting new projects related to graphic design, watching underrated horror movies from the eighties and having time to prepare a nice coffee using French press and Brazilian coffee beans.

  • Sue Van Geijn

    Rotterdam, Netherlands.

    Sue is from Amsterdam and one of the founders of the Amsterdam/Rotterdam-based creative bureau BuroBG. She loves riding her bike, is a passionate writer and is working on the idea of writing a hip hop album since words make more sense to her than anything else.

  • Meggie Ong

    Manila, Philippines.

    Meggie loves capturing beautiful moments with one of her many analogue vintage cameras. She works with Retail Development & Planning at Megamax Concept, was born and raised in Manila, and has a huge passion for independent books.

  • Sanne Bøg Larsen

    Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Sanne works as a Communication Designer at Bookpres where she is obsessing with words and design. She is based in Copenhagen, a visual storyteller by heart, music lover and every chance she gets she travels the world to explore different cultures and make new connections.

  • Brenna Holeman

    London, United Kingdom

    Brenna is the woman behind the inspiring travel blog This Battered Suitcase. She is originally from Canada and has visited nearly 90 countries, but is now living in London. When she is not travelling, she is writing about it, either for her blog, her book, or her job.

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