Scott Pack set to join The Friday Project

Scott Pack, currently head buyer for the UK bookchain Waterstone’s, emailed me to say to he’s about to take up a post with The Friday Project, a publisher that (according to their website) seems to specialize in turning blogs into books. It’s not an idea that sets my world on fire, but they’ve obviously attracted Scott, whose probably didn’t to be head buyer at Waterstone’s without a fairly sharp business brain. I expect we’ll be hearing more of The Friday Project, and Mr Pack, in the near future. Check out this press release for more details. Oh, and The Friday Project has a blog.

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Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

2 thoughts on “Scott Pack set to join The Friday Project”

  1. There’s something about this that smells of vanity publishing, or subsidy publishing, or the like. And it’s definitely jumping on the blook bandwagon.

    File under ‘Hmmm…’ for the moment, unless or until someone can show me a sample contract…

  2. Hmmm… x2

    If you want to know about the contracts, have a look at the comments from the Guardian blog – “you write it for free, so you can let us publish it for free”!

    I hear the sound of a thousand Oxfam shops clearing their shelves.

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