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How to avoid getting into publishing even though it really really wants you to be in it

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Or... How I disrupted myself continuously to ensure I got into publishing.

Lisa Edwards
Opera de Paris: Paris Opera Ballet This photo is soo pretty! Dance Aesthetic, Tutu, Paris Opera Ballet, Ballet School, Ballet Class, Dance Class, Dance Like No One Is Watching, Dance Poses, Ballet Photography

In the beginning, it was all about ballet. I started at 8 and began teaching at 16. I thought this would be my career.

Me in Graduation Ball with Whitton Morris Dance School, at Theatr Clwyd. Ballet was my life. Morris Dancing, Graduation, Ballet, Dance, School, Life, Dancing, Moving On, Ballet Dance

Me in Graduation Ball with Whitton Morris Dance School, at Theatr Clwyd. Ballet was my life. For a while...

My very first bit of publishing - the Roehampton Institute Art Review. Literally cut and pasted. A group of us set it up after pitching for funding to the English Dept. So much fun. Cut And Paste, English, Group, Fun, English Language, Hilarious

My very first bit of publishing - the Roehampton Institute Art Review. Literally cut and pasted. A group of us set it up after pitching for funding to the English Dept. So much fun.

I did a degree in Contemporary Dance and English at Roehampton. This is me performing a Doris Humphrey dance piece at Merton Abbey Mills. Contemporary Dance, Dory, Theatre, English, Fotografia, Dance, Traditional, Theatres, Theater

I did a degree in Contemporary Dance and English at Roehampton. This is me performing a Doris Humphrey dance piece at Merton Abbey Mills.

My review of Maxine Doyle's piece - she's now the Creative Director and Choreographer of Punchdrunk. Kay Francis, Ann Sheridan, Black Leotard, Old Hollywood Glamour, Red Ribbon, Dance Costumes, Creative Director, Night Club, Leotards

My review of Maxine Doyle's piece - she's now the Creative Director and Choreographer of Punchdrunk.

The iconic Liberty Store: a department store on Regent Street, based in the West End shopping district of Central London. Liberty Of London, Estilo Tudor, Regent Street, Soho Hotel, London Shopping, Liberty Print, Liberty Fabric, London Life, London Calling

Liberty of London - I worked there for three years because I couldn't get into publishing, despite having a first and a self-published magazine under my belt!

The glorious Liberty scarf hall - I worked on the shop floor for a year before getting a job as Assistant Buyer for the Bathhouse. Liberty Scarf, Flooring, Shop, Wood Flooring, Floor, Store

The glorious Liberty scarf hall - I worked on the shop floor for a year before getting a job as Assistant Buyer for the Bathhouse.

The art of Japanese gift-giving. All Liberty staff were trained to serve this very specific customer base. Japanese Gifts, Liberty, Base, Decor, Political Freedom, Decoration, Freedom, Decorating, Deco

The art of Japanese gift-giving. All Liberty staff were trained to serve this very specific customer base.

Discover the range of natural beauty products and cosmetics at the L'Occitane en Provence outlet boutique at Kildare Village. Browse in store for exclusive deals. L'occitane En Provence, Shop Up, Coupon Deals, Fashion Outlet, Go Green, How To Become, Boutique, Liberty, Shopping

We stocked L'Occitane at Liberty before it became a high-street staple.

Looking for a gift to take home? Grab something from the English fashion designer, Cath Kidston. Great for home goods (egg cups!), bags and clothing. She has stores around London (Covent Garden, Heathrow, Selfridges). Cath Kidston Logo, London Logo, English Fashion, Shop Up, Printable Labels, Printables, Kids Bags, The Balm, Kids Fashion

We gave her CK her first break at Liberty - it was all about discovering new talent.

Perfume CK One Unissex Eau de Toilette - Calvin klein - Magazine Bgsmania Calvin Klein One, Perfume Calvin Klein, Perfume Floral, Perfume Bottles, Ftm, Chanel Nº 5, Online Perfume Shop, Unisex, Lily Of The Valley

Ozonic fragrance number one. In the '90s the bathhouse trend was for ozonics in frosted glass bottles with chrome accessories.

I left Liberty and uprooted to Brighton to do an MA in Post-Modern English Literature. I lasted 8 weeks. Wrong decision, right location. University Life, Modern English, English Literature, Postmodernism, Brighton, Multi Story Building, Mansions, History, House Styles

I left Liberty and uprooted to Brighton to do an MA in Post-Modern English Literature. I lasted 8 weeks. Wrong decision, right location.

Shakespeare& Hamlet: Play or Misogynist Propaganda? let's open that third eye togetherShakespeare’s Hamlet: Play or Misogynist Propaganda?Fictional As Non-Fictional: Shakespeare’s Hamlet – Pla Royal Mail Stamps, Royal Mail Postage, David Tennant, Hamlet Quotes, Royal Shakespeare Company, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare Plays, Shakespeare Quotes, Comics

Masculinity in Shakespearean Tragedy - should have stuck with my gut instinct and studied this, my dissertation topic at Roehampton.

I enrolled in Future Business College - should have been called Future Biscuits College. I learned how to touch type, and how to use Excel and Word. I lived off the free coffee and biscuits for a while. The Good Place, Biscuits, Tin, Bread, Cookies, Desserts, Amazing Places, Editorial, College

I enrolled in Future Business College - should have been called Future Biscuits College. I learned how to touch type, and how to use Excel and Word. Essential editorial skills. I lived off the free coffee and biscuits for a while.

Using Hove Beach Huts to advertise the 'Great Escape': Europe's Leading Festival for New Music, Brighton Brighton England, Brighton Beach Melbourne, Brighton And Hove, Brighton Sussex, Beach Pictures, Travel Pictures, Beach Cottages, Colors, England

Brighton seafront - my walk to work as I couldn't afford bus fare. Liberty gave me a part-time job while I tried once again to get into publishing.