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published on 2018-09-06
The kids are back to school, students are starting university soon, and it’s time to get back to your writing desk. We’ve gathered together a collection of 13 competitions to see you up to the beginning of November. For some reason 31st October seems to be a particularly popular date for deadlines – no pun intended – but don’t let that scare you off.
published on 2018-08-16
If you’re writing a murder mystery or thriller, then the cover needs to be instantly recognisable for that genre. Read our quick guide to discover how to create a ‘thrilling’ cover for your self-published book with CompletelyNovel.
published on 2018-08-13
Crime fiction is the best selling genre in the world – so if you’re thinking about writing a cosy murder mystery, Scandi-noir or anything in between, take a look at these interesting quotations from some of the best crime writers of all time.
published on 2018-07-30
The holidays are a great time to get children reading at home – with reading challenges and lots of places to visit that can spark their imaginations.
published on 2018-07-09
It’s England’s all important semi-final against Croatia tonight, and whether the team win or lose, here are some books about football to get you in the World Cup mood.
published on 2018-06-05
It's summertime, and all around flowers are bursting into bloom. At a time when foliage seems to be taking over, (including those all too bountiful weeds) we take a look at a different kind of 'folio' or leaf - those to be found in books.
published on 2018-05-24
It was the Hay Festival last week, at the original book town, Hay-on-Wye. Even though the festival is finished, it’s still a lovely place for bookworms to visit at any time of the year. But if you’d like to take a bookshop tour of the world, there are book towns all over the globe.
published on 2018-05-14
This Saturday sees the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – and to celebrate we’ve gathered together some quotations from the literary world about the institution of marriage.