From Publishing

Sean P

Sean grew up in East London where he still lives, now by the river. Open Pen is a project Sean had in mind for some years, waiting patiently for his life to be ‘less busy’ before giving the concept the time and energy it required. He then realised that no one ever finds any semblance…

Art Direction

Following on from my 3.5 years in the marketing department of Little, Brown Book Group, where I rose to manage campaigns for Alexander McCall Smith, Sarah Waters and Iain Banks, I set up my own publishing house Limehouse Books in 2009…

The Truth about Publishing Novels

Running a business has given me much insight into the human condition. You learn a lot about people when you’re trying to part them from their money. One of my best memories of this was at a book fair where I bartered with a punter, eventually offering the book I wanted to sell, a free…