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Re-boot for 2020

Watch, fountain pen, bookIn the current state of lock down, an online spring-clean seemed in order and this blog is once again the creative centre for anything that isn’t movie, tech or fencing-related. New sites are up, old projects and sites have been closed down and  Everything Express has been put to bed, Proactivity Press has opened for business, while various writing projects have begun or are being dusted off. …

Stop the Spread

#stopthespread with these handy tips.

Follow these tips from the World Health Organization to keep yourself safe and help contain the spread of the virus. …

It’s World Book Day, 2020!

World Book Day 2020World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. …

Proactivity Press Goes Live!

Proactivity Press homepageWelcome to Proactivity Press.

Our new website is now live with our existing titles in print and some upcoming publications available to back order.

Our online shop is also live integrated with a secure PayPal checkout, so you can buy titles direct from us.

Review: Front Row – Do we publish too many books?


Front Row - Do we publish too many books?BBC Radio 4, Front Row Hay Festival debate: “Do we publish too many books?”

Podcast Fri, 29 May 2015, duration 29 mins

From the Hay Literary Festival, BBC Radio 4’s arts show Front Row asks the question “Do we publish too many books?” In a lively panel discussion, Samira Ahmed heads a panel of publishers, journalists and authors: Philip Jones editor of the trade journal The Bookseller, Crystal Mahey-Morgan Digital Sales and Marketing Director at Zed Books, Alexandra Pringle, the group editor in chief of Bloomsbury and Ali Sparks author of 41 books for children. …