Mary has a varied portfolio of articles having written numerous features on a variety of subjects.
Genres covered range from publishing industry insights and interviews to how-to articles, travel pieces, and health & beauty features. Some written under her own name, while others are under a pseudonym.
Articles on magazine publishing
A regular contributor to What’s New In Publishing, one of her recent articles is How magazines can take a strategic approach to advertising.
Below is a selection of features and interviews, if you like the preview click on read the article to download the PDF.
An eye for quality
Whilst many publishers are going digital-first and reducing expenditure in their print products, Eye magazine is going in the opposite direction. As editor John L Walters tells Mary Hogarth, they use digital to promote print, and work hard to ensure that every print edition is a collector’s item.
Read the article: An Eye for quality – InPublishing, Sept/Oct 19
BBC History Magazine: embracing the new
BBC History Magazine is achieving sustained growth across the brand. Editor Rob Attar talks to Mary Hogarth about leading the way in digital subscriptions and why regular podcasts are crucial.
Read the article: Rob Attar BBC History – InPublishing, May/June 17
Terri White interview
From features assistant on Woman & Home magazine to editor of ShortList in six years is an amazing feat. Terri White, now editor-in-chief of Empire, shares some of the pivotal lessons she’s learned with Mary Hogarth along with her vision for the future.
Read the article: Terri White interview – InPublishing, Feb 2017
Alexandra Shulman interview
It’s a big year for Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of Vogue – marking the title’s centenary and publishing her book to celebrate 25 years as editor. Alexandra talks to Mary Hogarth about her editorship and why the beloved print magazines will not die.
Read the article: Alexandra Shulman interview – InPublishing, Sept 2016
Author interviews & how-to features
Latest series, Five minutes with… includes interviews with Katie Fforde, award-winning author and president of the Romantic Novelists Association; Tony Parsons; Fredrik Backman; Jenny Colgan, Carole Matthews and Lisa Jewell.
A good biography demands attention to detail, good research skills and a great story. Three authors talk to Mary Hogarth about the secrets of their craft.
Read the article: Life Lessons – Writing Mag March 2016
The Self Publishing Magazine
Authors & copyright
Eleanor Norford talks to Gillian Davies about the law and what writers need to know.
Read the article: Specialist piece – copyright
The Self Publishing Magazine
Writing for children
There are many potential authors out there with a great idea for a story. Eleanor Norford investigates what makes a children’s book successful.
Read the article: How to write fiction for children