Blue Poppy Publishing
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Blue Poppy Publishing

This is a prime example of what I really enjoy and want to help celebrate in the indie publishing scene, one persons journey from wanting to get their own works published and out there for people to read gradually develops into a way to share that enthusiasm and knowledge helping other indie authors. Blue Poppy …

Ten Things About Writing
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Ten Things About Writing

Joanne Harris. September Publishing. (320p) ISBN 9781912836598 Following Joanne Harris on Twitter is always worth it, supportive and enthusiastic about writing and the process, and her twitter threads of “Ten Things…” are always refreshing. So as soon as I saw that she was releasing a collection of her writing tips in a single volume I …

Fifty Words for Snow
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Fifty Words for Snow

Nancy Campbell. Elliott & Thompson. (224p) ISBN 9781783966035 Picked this up at work a few weeks ago as one of the randoms that came through the door as I like non-fiction books that you can have by the bed with short chapters. This book is specifically about these fifty words for snow and as such …

Wayland Babes
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Wayland Babes

Judi Daykin. Hobeck Books. (173p) ISBN 9781913793500 I was asked to join in with the book tour for Wayland Babes and was really glad I could accept. Published by Hobeck Books, Judi Daykin’s ghost stories are set in Norfolk and hark back to the tale of Babes in the Wood, but these two babes never …

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Questions for Publishers

The ‘Publisher Profile’ feature is kicking off once again, there are already a few publishers who were part of this earlier and I’ll be updating and expanding their info first. Each post will have contact information, some blurb, images, contact details, website, etc. I’ll be using public information for this, but if you want to …

Treasury of Folklore: Woodlands and Forests
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Treasury of Folklore: Woodlands and Forests

Dee Dee Chainey, Willow Winsham. Batsford Books. (192p) ISBN 9781849946872 As a follower of #FolkloreThursday plus many of the other similar hashtags it was really pleasing to see that there were some books coming out that collected some of these into different themes. This is the one I chose to get first, mainly because it …

Hideaway Falls
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Hideaway Fall

Hideaway Falls is a Yorkshire-based independent publisher working at taking the narrative of publishing away from its London-centric focus. Publishing ‘twisty’ fiction, but always on the lookout for something that Wows them with a Northern focus, e.g. author, setting, … Website: www.hideawayfall.com Twitter: @hideawayfall Instagram: @hideawayfall In their own words… When did you start publishing? …

The Haunting of Aveline Jones
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The Haunting of Aveline Jones

Phil Hickes. Usborne. (224p) ISBN 9781474972147 Talk about a gripping read, picked it up at noon, finished it by 4:30pm, just couldn’t tear myself away! We follow the adventures of Aveline Jones (great name by the way) after she is left with her Aunt in Malmouth, a sea town on the south coast. Aveline loves …

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