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The Book Trail: Alice Jolly to Mary Beard

Alice Jolly’s wonderful and heartbreaking memoir, Dead Babies and Seaside Towns, is the starting point for this book trail.  As always, I will be choosing one book from the recommended tomes on the Book Depository Website on each successive page.   1,264 more words

Two Short Story Collections - Tania Hershman

Jersey Festival of Words begins this Wednesday – hurrah! I’ll be flying out on Thursday and coverage of events will start on here on Friday, although I’m sure I’ll be doing some tweeting before then. 864 more words

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10 Questions Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Ask (3 min read)

1. If I could change one thing about myself that’s been holding me back, what would it be? 

This is a tough question since many of us are in denial when it comes to changing the habits that hold us back the most. 557 more words

Writing

Queer Heirlooms

The golden

eternity heirloom

was in the the keyhole of

the pink velour door. I take the strangely

decadent key out. What I’m seeing

is shocking. 326 more words

Fiction

5 Things to Turning Your Book Into a Best Seller (2 min read)

1. Know your audience. Ask yourself what your audience needs to be successful. It’s not about what you need. You must put yourself in their shoes. 302 more words

Writing

Sus Scrofa by Frederick K Foote

“I do not like Indiana. I do not like the weather or the politics or the terrain. Listen, Bubbles, when your Mom comes home we’re going to have a family council. 2,200 more words

All Stories

And they all lived

George R R Martin is to cut short his epic series of novels A Song of Ice and Fire, as he’s sick of the whinging from fans of the TV adaptation Game of Thrones. 498 more words

Creative Writing