Friday Morning Meeting
By Jamie McGarry & Emma Wright
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'Small press publishers' Jamie McGarry & Emma Wright have been holding weekly phone calls for years. They've now decided to occasionally record them as a podcast, for posterity and anyone else who might be interested...
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting #5, 'At What Cost?'||In this week's episode, there's shock all round as Jamie and Emma meet a listener in real life, then tell some teenagers how much authors make from each sale of their book. Plus: a listener question provokes an extended discussion about physical and mental health, when working alone for extended periods of time.||16 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting #4, 'How Many Books?'||In the first episode of 2018, Jamie and Emma discuss the state of their businesses at the start of the new year, the pros and cons of being funded by the Arts Council, and how many books an imprint can (or should) publish annually. Plus: a listener question on branding.||19 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting #3, 'A Christmas Carol'||Episode 3 is the Christmas special, in which (taking cues from a certain Dickens story) our heroes are visited by ghosts/spectres of past, present and future. There's also time to discuss whether coding is a useful skill for small press publishers (ho ho ho?)||8 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting #2, 'A Week of Tetris'||In Episode 2, we discuss how to manage your week when you're faced with email overload, endless tasks, and people are throwing 3D Tetris blocks at you. We also answer our first proper listener question, about how many simultaneous projects are sensible.||24 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting #1, 'The Four/Five Golden Rules'||In Episode 1, Jamie details his four golden rules of publishing (then invents a fifth), each more challenging and unexpected than the last; Emma shares her thoughts on how they might be applied.||10 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday Morning Meeting: The Pilot, or "Why are we doing this?"||In this pilot episode, Jamie and Emma discuss why they are in the publishing business, Emma ponders personalised hardbacks, and we generally try to find our podcasting feet.||20 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|