Category Archive: Culture

Feb 15

The Business of Books: Back to Basics

Jane Cable reaches a scary moment with her next manuscript More often than not my own blogs for The Business of Books focus on the process of being published and on marketing, marketing, and more marketing. For any writer, particularly one clinging onto a day job as well, it sometimes seems that the actual business of creating …

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Feb 10

La Maison Rémy Martin returns to Soho with a Stellar Line-Up

Launch of La Maison Rémy Martin pop-up private members' club at La Maison Rémy Martin, London, Britain on 2 Nov 2015.

Last Summer we had the pleasure of spending the evening with some of Britain’s finest Olympians in the luxurious surroundings of the Rumpus Room, courtesy of La Maison Rémy Martin. This month, the members-only club will be opening their doors once again with a jam-packed, spectacularly curated list of talent designed to inspire, entertain and …

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Feb 09

Three Books For February: Our Top Picks

Nothing beats a good read so we have picked three very different books to entertain you this February. Until You Come Home Ellie Dean It is 1944 and Anne Black is making the best of a new life in Somerset, but bringing up her daughters so far from their father, her mother Peggy and their …

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Feb 08

The Business of Books With Jane Cable: David Ledain

This week Jane Cable interviews David Ledain about why he believes he can sell more self-help than fiction and why he decided to turn his own experiences into a book. Find out more about David at www.gaydad.co.uk. I am a gay dad and to protect those I love I write using the penname – David …

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Feb 07

When a Mother Isn’t The Best Person To Deal With An Anorexic Child

IT’S NOT A MOTHER’S JOB Author and journalist Carol Lee spent many years helping her god-daughter, Emma, in her battle with anorexia and bulimia. Emma’s first spell of anorexia seemed to happen suddenly. One minute she was a moody 15-year-old, the next she had locked herself in her bedroom and wouldn’t open the door. I …

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Feb 01

The Business of Books: Giving it all Away

publishing, Jane Cable, writing

Jane Cable’s Another You goes on free download on Amazon… Two weeks ago I wrote about trying to be empirical in judging the results of marketing – and also that Another You would be on free promotion. While an ideal opportunity to see if I could actually learn what worked and what didn’t, it felt …

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Jan 26

A Day in the Life of author Rosie Jackson

Rosie Jackson Cottage

A prize-winning author, Rosie Jackson is widely published. Her  books include The Glass Mother, The Light Box, Mothers Who Leave and What the Ground Holds. Rosie is a Hawthornden Fellow 2017. She is a member of Arts and Health South West. My days vary depending on where I am with any writing project.  When I’m in …

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Jan 25

Catherine Balavage’s Poetry Book What Do You Think?: A Collection of Poems Free Until 27th January

Some good news for poetry fans, you can get Catherine Balavage’s poetry book, What do you think?: A collection of poems, for free until the 27th January 2017. It is free on Amazon Kindle across the world. The book has received good reviews and has reached no 1 in the women’s poetry fiction chart on …

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