Whoever said January was a sleepy quiet winter month did not just have the last 31 days we had at The Book Publicist! What a busy and buzzy month it has been and a huge amount of fun as we secured absolutely heaps of coverage for our authors, publishers and thought leader clients across the media.
Just today The Times has published the wise words of the brilliant Leanne Maskell (ADHD at Work), the driving force behind the ADHD movement in the UK and an expert who is now one of the go-to-experts in neurodiversity.
We loved working on the topics of wellbeing and health and this month Dr Romi Ran, author of Bite Sized Peace: Change How You Eat, Accept Your Body, Transform Your Life has been in demand talking all thing eating, body image and mental health in the run up to Eating Disorder Awareness week in February. Romi has been interviewed in Women’s Health, Top Sante, Hello!, S Magazine and Good to Know, to name a few and breathwork teacher and psychotherapist Carolyn Cowan (Breathing for Pregnancy, Ebury) had a stunning 4-page spread in Platinum magazine this week sharing how breathwork can help reset the stress response.
It’s been exciting to be working on the book publicity for The Complete Air Fryer Cook Book (White Lion) with the queen of air fryers Sam Milner. People (including us) have gone nuts for the game-changing kitchen gadget and it’s been exciting sharing recipes and tips with the media such as Woman & Home, T3, HuffPost, Ideal Home, Saga, who have ALL the questions including can you cook a pancake in an air fryer and just what are the must-have accessories?
There have been a vast array of fantastic opportunities for all our business and HR authors in the high-profile business press and beyond such as articles and interviews in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Inc, CEO Today, Management Today, Edge and many more.
James Scouller author of the Winning Teams trilogy has had a very busy month with coverage in Forbes, People Management, Arabian Business, HR Futures and Dr Susan Khan author of Reinvent Yourself (Kogan Page) has been sharing her wisdom in Stylist, Forbes, Management Today, Welldoing as well as many more
Talking of coverage in the nationals we secured an impressive spread in the Daily Mail for Ryan Hopkins new book, 52 Weeks of Wellbeing (Kogan Page) and also got him featured in iNews, Metro, Inc, Management Today and interviewed on lots of BBC radio stations.
The Sun newspaper was a great place for our authors this month with diversity and inclusion specialists, Enolla’s Paul Anderson-Walsh sharing his advice with readers on what managers need to know about respecting people’s religious beliefs at work. A Career Carol authors Helmut Schuster and David Oxley had great fun also talking to The Sun about how to find a career you love as did Bad Bosses Ruin Lives authors Debra and Ken Corey when they were asked to share with the readers what to do when you have a bad boss.
As you can see we work with a wide variety of non-fiction authors and range of experts. One minute we could be talking about social impact with Ildiko Almasi Simsic author of What is Social Impact? (Cap de Nice Press) and securing coverage in Fast Company or the Reuters newsletter Sustainable Switch or talking about empathy in the workplace with Mimi Nicklin or organising a feature in a national newspaper like we did this week for retired GP, Martin Stagg who has just published his memoir The Real Doc Martin (Whitefox).
Thinking to the months and year ahead if you have a book or a message you want to share with the world, please do get in touch. We are already speaking to journalists about Stress Awareness Month in April and there are lots of awareness days the media love to hear from experts for. For example, International Women’s Day, International Day of Happiness and World Maternal Mental Health Day. Just in get in touch via our email and we would be very happy to talk to you about how we can help you.