The Infinite Ideas blog

We write on a variety of subjects and often post exclusive ideas by our bestselling authors. We publish a diverse list and our blog reflects this so if you don’t find a post that interests you today check back later in the week and you’ll probably find something that takes your fancy. Happy reading.


Frankenburger and the great Petri dish experiment

5 August 2013 by in Lifestyle

Scientists have grown a hamburger in a lab by transforming cells into muscle and combining them to make a ‘meat’ patty. The patty, inevitably christened ‘Frankenburger’ by the Daily Mail, among others, was revealed and eaten at a news conference in London today. Pioneered by scientists in the Netherlands, this new method of growing meat …
Read more

Five ways to find a literary agent

29 July 2013 by in Book publishing

Getting published with a successful book publishing company is often considered to be as hard as writing the book in the first place. A lot of publishing companies will no longer accept unsolicited manuscripts. This means that they will not even open your book submission. The main route to acquiring a publishing deal is to …
Read more

The royal baby: a reality check

25 July 2013 by in Business and finance

By Michael Lee, founder of the Institute of Futurology (www.futurology.co.za) The royal baby is not the sign of a progressive long-term future for the United Kingdom: a futurist’s perspective. The monarchy is probably bad for Britain’s long-term social future. Human societies evolve towards increased degrees of freedom and equality before the law. Feudalism is gone. …
Read more

How to boost your business with a book

18 July 2013 by in Book publishing, Business and finance

The world of print has taken something of a pounding over the last few years. Just look at the newspaper industry and how it’s struggled to cope with the plethora of free news sites. E-book readers – especially Amazon’s Kindle – have changed the publishing landscape beyond recognition. A business model that has worked well for …
Read more

The Golden Acorn recommended in National Literacy Trust book list

16 July 2013 by in Book publishing

As part of its work towards improving reading skills among young learners in the UK, The National Literacy Trust recently announced its official list for ‘Books that work well in shared and guided reading’, a valuable resource based on a 2013 survey of a network of over 33,000 teachers. High on the list for key …
Read more

How a published book can help promote a consultancy

10 July 2013 by in Book publishing

by Peter Brook, author of Turn your sales force into profit heroes. They say everyone has at least one book in them and until recent years I had a long-held ambition to become a published author. After years in the FMCG industry, I’d gained a huge amount of insight into why some product launches worked, …
Read more