The pros and cons of traditional publishing

I recently took part in a panel discussion looking at traditional publishing versus e-/independent/self-publishing, as part of the Blue Lab Creative Industries Symposium. It was a useful exercise, in that it made me look at exactly why I have chosen – and intend to keep choosing – the traditional publishing route for my books. My Continue reading The pros and cons of traditional publishing

You know you’re a health journalist when …

 … you drop a piece of food on the floor while cooking and think, “that one’s lost to follow-up.” … you dismiss an unlikeable opinion with the line, “well, that’s just a sample size of one.” … anyone asking you whether something is good for them had better get comfortable while you give them a Continue reading You know you’re a health journalist when …