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How to launch an independent magazine

This event is now sold out – but we will be putting up details of another How to Launch an Independent Magazine class shortly

We will be running a class on Thursday 4th May 2017 to give you the inside track on how to launch and run a successful independent magazine.

In this class you will:

-Learn how to turn your magazine idea into reality
-Find out how to identify a successful editorial niche
-Understand the nuts and bolts of commissioning writers and designers
-See how to pull together a winning subscription, distribution and marketing plan
-Discover how to survive and thrive beyond the first year

You will leave with a good insight into the independent publishing industry and a strong idea of how to set about launching an independent magazine.

The details
The class will take place in a lovely 19th-century lecture theatre at King’s College London (KCL): attendees should arrive at KCL’s Strand Campus reception between 6pm and 6.25pm on the night

Tickets cost £10 for subscribers and £25 for non-subscribers. We’ll ask for your delivery postcode to verify your subscription when you book your ticket. Click here to buy tickets.

Haven’t joined the Slow Journalism revolution yet? A one-year subscription to Delayed Gratification starts at just £36 and entitles you to big discounts on all our classes.

Subscribe with promotion code ‘SOCIAL20′ and we’ll also give you our latest issue for free. Click here to sign up now.



A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
The Telegraph

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
Editor, Private Eye
Private Eye Magazine

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