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Sophie Hannah Crime Night

So I went to see Sophie Hannah at the launch of her new book in her Poirot continuation series ‘Closed Casket’ in Waterstones Piccadilly.There was wine, a Q&A, signing of books and of course the most fabulous part which was RIFT Theatre Company acting out the first scene of the book. 454 more words

London Book Fair

Three weeks, three conferences, three million thoughts

The past three weeks have seen me write up reports on three¬†stellar publishing conferences: the London Book Fair’s “Building Inclusivity in Publishing” conference; The Literary Consultancy (TLC)’s “What’s Your Story?” symposium; and the Society of Young Publisher (SYP)’s annual Autumn conference, this year on the theme of “Making a Bestseller.” Here’s some write ups – the SYP one is even… 335 more words



Shortly after 9 p.m. a young woman left the River Bar of the Lowry Hotel, Salford Manchester. Her mobile rang. It was to be the last time. 72 more words

Dealmaking Dollars Move Away From Big Fiction

Past the Hype, Data Shows Modest Dealmaking As Dollars Move Away From Big Fiction

With the Frankfurt Book Fair underway, our annual analysis of actual dealmaking data stands in contrast to the standing fair daily stories hailing a few big deals made a few weeks ago. 489 more words


My maid passed away just after I left Mauritius for the London Book Fair 2016

 There is a line, though not a straight one, between the people who serve us and the success of our career. 201 more words