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Book Giveaway: Toby by Hazel Mitchell


Congratulations to Author/Illustrator Hazel Mitchell her wonderful new book named after and inspired by her dog, TOBY. The love Hazel has for Toby shows through in every word and her beautiful illustrations through out the book. 1,270 more words



Janet Ellis at Lyric theatre, Hammersmith 26.5.09

Janet Ellis will be at The Books That Built Me on Tuesday 18th October 2016 to talk about her astonishing first novel, The Butcher’s Hook, and about the books that have inspired her, and helped her hone her craft. 309 more words

Authors At The Books That Built Me

Best tips for a bestseller

The following TEDx Talk is by Jonny Geller, literary agent and CEO at Curtis Brown. He makes some great points about the importance of knowing what a book is about — sounds simple, but it’s not always so easy for an author. 188 more words


Irony in the Life of a Writer

The irony of it all is that sometimes, it seems, you have to let go of an aspiration or hope in order for it to come true or to bear fruit.  1,044 more words


Twitter PitchCB success

Not long after finishing my debut novel, Under the Almond Tree, I had begun writing my second novel, The Plantation House, when I heard about a Twitter initiative from leading literary agents Curtis Brown Group.  83 more words

Laura Mcveigh

A Blast from the Past: Third Round Part 1

In this series we have been revisiting the Steelers’ draft picks from 2010-2013. Links for the previous articles can be found at the end of this one. 1,181 more words

Steelers Players And Coaches

Participating in #PitchCb

So it was my second attempt at pitchcb but I pitched a different manuscript and I got a like! Unlike the first time, I forced myself to stay away from the computer and phone. 151 more words