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The A to Z of You and Me (James Hannah)

This review originally appeared on the website of the Open Pen Magazine and I’m extremely grateful to them for allowing me to serve as their ‘bespectacled resident reviewist’.  603 more words


Jets Sign Ex-Steelers Corner Curtis Brown

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have signed free agent cornerback Curtis Brown.

Brown, 26, was a third-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2011 out of the University of Texas. 138 more words


Book of the Week: The Ship

So.  I have joined a book group*.  Or rather I have been allowed to join a book group (thanks Curtis Brown!) and this week’s BotW is our book group read from January. 491 more words


An unusual Albatross from Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens more than any other author had helped to make the reputation of the Tauchnitz Editions in the 19th century. All of Dickens’ novels appeared in the Tauchnitz series and in some cases the Tauchnitz Editions are the true first printings in book form, printed from early proofs of the part-issues. 476 more words

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Brogan reviews... The Passing Bells (BBC Drama)

An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.

The Passing Bells shows two young men whom are keen to fight for their country.

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Exciting news!

A few weeks ago, I entered the ITV/Curtis Brown literary competition ‘Be A Best Seller’. I had to send in 2,500-3,000 words of a novel or novel-in-progress, so I sent in the beginning of… 364 more words

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Hedon women - Finalist in ITV's 'This Morning' find a writing superstar competition!

ITV’s This Morning programme’s ‘Be a Best Seller’ competition was launched three weeks ago on November 4th 2014 to find the next potential writing star – and we can reveal today that a… 334 more words