Publishing: Editorial, Design and Print production management

Wordsmithery edits, designs and print manages all our books 

in addition, we design and print manage for other organisations

Confluence 11

Confluence 11

Issue 11 of our magazine. Now c-format, 100 pages

Cabbage Island hard backed souvenir book

Cabbage Island hard backed souvenir book

Designed and produced for Icon Theatre

Aground

Aground

An illustrated short story.

Rosemary McLeish Poetry Prize Anthology

Rosemary McLeish Poetry Prize Anthology

Anthology, published 2022

Welcome Project zine

Welcome Project zine

A6 zine, full colour, litho printed. 2022

Confluence magazine

Confluence magazine

Our original A4 magazine, printed on a Risograph printer. Hand finished.

The id Project poster

The id Project poster

Full colour A4 poster using stock image.

The id Project postcard

The id Project postcard

Full colour A6 postcard using stock imagery.

Child Z poster

Child Z poster

B+W A4 poster for Child Z.

Child Z

Child Z

60-page playscript, B-format.

Zero Down

Zero Down

56-page playscript, B-format.

City Without A Head

City Without A Head

A-format, 156-page poetry collection, with 6 ink drawings.

The Seed Catalogue

The Seed Catalogue

A5, 24-page community poetry collection.

23 Submarines book

23 Submarines book

60-page book, containing poems, a play and musical score, plus 8 full colour images.

Sam's publishing experience encompasses all areas of print production and management, including writing, editing, designing, production managing hard copy print and online publications and merchandise. She designs and print manages all of Wordsmithery's publications.

 

Both Sam and Barry have written for national, local and regional papers, magazines and websites. 

 

From copywriting to design and printing, Wordsmithery can offer a complete publishing, editorial and print management service, including offering advice about self publishing. You can see some examples of our designs in the gallery above.

PRINT PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT AND EDITORIAL SERVICES: 
 
Examples of print publications managed and edited include The Theatres Trust publications, including the quarterly magazine, tm, since 2013-2015. For Universities UK Sam managed the print production of all publications produced 2002-10. For Asthma UK, Sam edited a quarterly children's health magazine, A for asthma

COPYWRITING:

 

Both Sam and Barry have particular expertise in copywriting for the arts and higher education sectors. In the past we have also written on topics as varied as food, computers and children's health.

 

We would be happy to discuss your copywriting, editorial, design or print production project, whatever the topic.

TESTIMONIALS

PRINT PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

 

"From 2002-2010, Sam grew the organization’s portfolio of print and online publications with professionalism and strong individual flair, overseeing the doubling publications output over 8 years.

She handled a tight budget impeccably, and was skilled in supplier management, delivering a cost-effective service to the organization while developing excellent working relationships with a range of designers." Communications Manager, Universities UK, 2010

COPYWRITING 

"Not only does Sam write beautifully and make each story a compelling read, but she also puts the whole thing together with graphics and images..."  Copywriting client, 2013

DESIGN

Confluence:

"... really well produced."

"You always do the writing aesthetic justice." 

"It has arrived and looks wonderful, with many good pieces throughout."  Readers, 2016

 

23 Submarines:

"It’s a great looking book."

"The book looks fantastic."  Readers, 2016