About Us

Hi, We're Adventures With Words

Adventures With Words is a creative digital marketing agency based in South London, run by Rob Chilver.

Who is Rob Chilver?

Rob has nearly fifteen years of experience in the book industry. He has worked in bookselling, digital marketing and content marketing, with roles including merchandising and social media management for Waterstones.com, planning and executing campaigns for bestselling authors at Headline and Bookouture, producing and chairing events for Essex Book Festival and creating partner content for Fiction Uncovered. His innovative campaign for One Pound Meals by Miguel Barclay, executed with Viviane Basset, won the Adult Non-Fiction category at the Book Marketing Society awards for January-March 2017. He has also delivered training on best practise for Facebook and AdEspresso advertising for Quarto, and has been invited to speak to Publishing BA and MA students at the University of Derby about digital book marketing.

Anything else?

Previously, Adventures With Words was a book blog and podcast, created by Rob and his partner Kate Neilan. Our podcast ran for four years, with nearly 200 episodes, and was featured in The Guardian and spotlighted as New and Notable by Apple. It will return later in 2021.

Sounds great!

If you would like to work with us or request our deck, please get in touch.