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FIVE DAYS IN DECEMBER – Eleni Kyriacou

Set in the fog-bound streets of London in 1952, Five Days in December tells the story of Dina, a Greek...
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FIVE DAYS IN DECEMBER – Eleni Kyriacou

THE RETURNEES – Elizabeth Okoh

The Returnees, a work of contemporary women’s fiction, tells the story of twenty-five-year-old Osayuki Idahosa, an adventurous British Nigerian woman...
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THE RETURNEES – Elizabeth Okoh

A LENGTH OF ROAD – Robert Hamberger

In 1841 the ‘peasant poet’ John Clare escapes from an asylum in Epping Forest, where he had been kept for...
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A LENGTH OF ROAD – Robert Hamberger

Write a Novel in 10 Minutes A Day

Would you like to write but have no spare time? Do you not know where to begin? 'The Ten-Minute Novel'...
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Write a Novel in 10 Minutes A Day

Guest Blog – Writing Through Setbacks

How does a writer continue writing whilst faced with setbacks? Louise Walters gives her advice.     When I suggested...
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Guest Blog – Writing Through Setbacks

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Be Prepared for Rejection

From Get Your Book Published by Katherine Lapworth Writing comes with a price – rejection. Every writer gets rejected at some...
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Five inspirational short story collections

Ah, the short story. It truly takes passion, drive, and understanding of the form to create a short story masterpiece....
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‘When it comes to drafting, authors are either architects or gardeners’

Almost every writer you talk to will tell you the same adage when asked about revising: writing is revising. There’s...
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‘When it comes to drafting, authors are either architects or gardeners’

Ask an Agent – the dos and don’ts when approaching a literary agent

For those of you who missed the live Twitter Q&A session with literary agent Lucy Luck, here’s a quick catch-up....
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Ask an Agent – the dos and don’ts when approaching a literary agent