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Fun Fact Friday – 14th August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 14th August 2015 Banned Books Week In the USA, ‘Banned Books Week’ is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around...

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The Writing Life of: Alison Layland

Alison Layland   Alison Layland grew up in Bradford, West Yorkshire and now lives and works in the beautiful Welsh countryside with her husband and family. She studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, and after...

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Fun Fact Friday – 7th August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 7th August 2015 Smokin’ hot! Rapper Snoop Dogg is almost as famous for his controversial lyrics as he is for smoking ‘substances’. For his fans, he has done the best...

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Fun Fact Friday – 31st July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 31st July 2015 A festival that will make your mouth water Each year since 2000 there has been an unusual, international festival held in many countries including the USA, Australia,...

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The Writing Life of: Rachael Richey

Rachael Richey Rachael Richey lives in Cornwall with her husband and children. She writes Women’s Fiction, and currently has two books published, Storm Rising the first book in the ‘NightHawk Series’ and Rhythm of...

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Fun Fact Friday – 24th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday -24th July 2015 Reading your way out of prison A new scheme was set up back in 2012 to allow prisoners in Brazil to reduce their sentences by reading. ‘Redemption through...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th July 2015 Eat Me, Drink Me   Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, is better know under his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll. One of Carroll’s most famous works is "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland",...

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th July 2015 Ever wondered how some authors manage to get their imagination working enough to write such wonderful masterpieces? Author, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter, David Herbert...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd July 2015 Mental Telegraphy Author Mark Twain was born, Samuel Clemens on the 30th November 1835 in Florida, Missouri. Two weeks exactly, before Mark’s premature birth, on the 16th...

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The Writing life of: Edoardo Albert

Edoardo Albert   Edoardo Albert is, on paper at least, a surprisingly exotic creature: Italian, Sinhala and Tamil by background, he grew up in London among the polyglot children of immigrants (it was only...