Category Archive: People

Jan 17


Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be sharing with you all the steps towards publication of my second crime novel, Perfect Dead. I’m a Scottish crime writer and live in Dumfries, SW Scotland which is where my series is set. For most of my working life I was a solicitor practicing in family and criminal …

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Jan 11

Hape The Rainbow Route Railway and Station Set Review

So the every spoiled Frost toddler has yet again had his eyes light up. A train fanatic at the best of times, he spends hours building his train sets and playing with his trains. So this Hape The Rainbow Route Railway and Station Set was sure to be a hit, and, boy, was it so. It …

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Jan 10


Being a poet and a novelist I’m often asked whether I prefer one over the other and I always answer that I love them both the same – like I do my two children, obviously! Seriously though, I really do believe both mediums are two sides of the same coin; both set scenes, tell stories …

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Jan 08

MumsThread On Parents Taking It Easy On Themselves

This column is late. It’s late because my son was ill. But mostly, it is late because I decided to take it easy on myself. We are doing our Christmas gift lists at the moment and they are a huge amount of work. That on top of all of my other jobs and activities, along …

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Jan 05

Ergobaby Aura Baby Wrap Review

Ergo baby have launched new Aura Baby Wrap, an ergonomically designed lightweight wrap which gives parents the freedom to enjoy their baby, hands free and Frost has reviewed it.  I am a huge fan of baby slings. They tend to soothe a crying baby and you can breastfeed with them on the go. The Aura baby wrap has the advantage …

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Jan 04

Mokee’s Upcycled Wool Bag | Frost Loves

Mokee’s Upcycled Wool Bag We love stylish things at Frost and this gorgeous upcycled bag from Mokee, the design-led baby furniture company, is more gorgeous than most. it is their first ever bag – the upcycled WoolBag. Made from off-cuts of their woolnest, the felt material is matched with the colourful straps and is big …

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Jan 03


Sometimes when writing a regular column you get sick of the sound of your own voice. Well I do, anyway. However much you dress it up I am just one author on one career path and although other writers contribute wonderful guest columns to the Business of Books there is no sense of continuity to …

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Dec 20

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: SECRETS OF SEASONAL SUCCESS – Jane Cable takes a sleigh ride with Sunday Times bestselling author Heidi Swain

How much of your working life does the business of books take up? The business of books, in one way or another, takes up all of my working life now. Earlier this year I made the leap and gave up the day job to write full-time. I had been gradually cutting down my hours, but …

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