Publishing Schedule

  Feb - March 2018:  Business case & market research   5 April:  Print quote accepted     10 April:  Book launch venue decided    15 April:  Print run  and price locked-down 1 May: Bookshop initial orders

Inside the Mind of a Local Publisher…

Production Schedule

  1 - 31 March: Origination and initial page and cover design   15 March: Photos and text to designer   4 April: Full proof returned to be reviewed   7 April: Cover design finalised   10 April: First proof back to designer   16th April: 2nd proof to 3 proof-readers   18h April: Final photo taken and sent to designer   18th April: Final proofing comments returned to designer 30 April: Proofing all done 1 May - 14 May: Printing and finishing 21 May: Publication
Discovering Birmingham guide to the city

Discovering Birmingham

First published in 1996. 3rd edition published in 2000 Uses included: - Retail sales to local people and visitors - Corporate gifts - Given out at career fairs - Special editions for ICC conferences with sponsor logos printed on

a guide to the city

Launch Planning

  6 April: Venue decided and key contacts made   9 April: Lord Mayor invited   11 April: cake of the book baked by author! Invitation text written and agree with venue Invites emailed with RSVP
  Birmingham Picture Library, 2018


Birmingham Picture Library, 14 St Bernard’s Road, Olton B92 7BB. Tel: +44 (0) 121 765 4114 Email: info@discoveringbirmingham,
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The cake of the book for the launch!