The Editor - January 15th, 2014
Bestselling author Shelley Harris tells us all about her new novel, Vigilante, coming in 2014. You can also read an extract from her top ten debut novel, Jubilee.
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The Editor - September 17th, 2014
Andrew Lycett, author of Dylan Thomas – A New Life, on some lesser-known facts about the legendary writer: 1) He appeared (with Salvador Dali) at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in 1936. According to one story, Dylan went round with a teapot and cup made of string, and asked people if they wanted theirs weak or strong. 2) He wrote 80 per cent of his published work was by the time he was 26 (in 1940). 3) At that time (at the start of the Second World War) he was so broke that sold five…
The Editor - August 29th, 2014
Tune in today to listen to award-winning author Abigail Tarttelin on radio stations across the country! Abby is the author of Golden Boy, the story of a beautiful teenaged boy with a big secret – he is intersex. For today only, Abby is the face of Microsoft Accessories, and will be discussing why typing literacy is so important for students and employers. Abby says: “Microsoft’s ‘Typing Matters is a great campaign to be asked to support. The idea of advocating for typing literacy is timely, and as someone who invents about 5000 words of fiction…
The Editor - August 28th, 2014
Read Meat Bone Tea by Stephanie Ye, the third winner of our short-story writing competition in partnership with UEA.
The Editor - July 28th, 2014
Rachel Khoo gives us five excellent reasons to be making our own spreads in her fantastic guide to all things spreadable, Rachel Khoo’s Sweet and Savoury Pâtés. What better way to start your day than with a slice of toast and a generous dollop of your own homemade spread? The fact that you’ve made it yourself makes it that more delicious. One Because they taste wonderful! Just a little on a slice of bread is a real treat. Two Because it’s really very easy. A few simple ingredients and they’re ready in a flash….
The Editor - July 17th, 2014
It has just been announced that Gone Girl will open the New York Film Festival on 26 September, a day after W&N release the film tie-in edition of the novel…