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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.
published on 2018-04-10
It’s a dream that a lot of aspiring writers hold dear – the time when they can give up the day job and concentrate on their literary career. Many writers had interesting jobs before they had success with their books – providing inspiration for some of their work. But some continued working another job, at the same time as writing – most famously T.S Eliot, who continued working as a bank clerk, proving that you don’t have to give up the day job!
published on 2018-03-27
So, it’s the beginning of the Summer term, if not quite feeling summery as yet – or even particularly Spring like. Still, whether you’re writing outdoors on a sunlounger or indoors wearing three jumpers, we’ve collected together competitions with deadlines to take you up to midsummer.