Jan 11

The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards  Announce 2018 Shortlist 

Edward Standford Travel Writing

The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, in association with luxury tailor made travel specialist Hayes & Jarvis, has announced its shortlist for 2018. The Awards celebrate the best travel writing and travel writers in the world. With 43 titles whisking readers to over 150 countries across seven categories, these awards celebrate both multi-award-winning authors and inspirational debuts from over 15 countries. These …

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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

Words for the Wounded announces the launch of The Georgina Hawtrey-Woore Award

Words for the Wounded is run by three grannies, all writers and reviewers, all conscious that we need to help our unwell and disabled veterans. So what better way than by creating opportunities for aspiring writers, something of great importance to all three grannies.. This is why they launched their International Words for the Wounded …

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Jan 10

WHY I TRADED IN A HIGH-FLYING CAREER IN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY TO PURSUE MY ACTING DREAMS, AND HOW I DID IT

By Peter Meyer, author of The Boy from the Wild Most of us dream about quitting the 9-5 (or is that the 8-7) rat race, but few ever do.  The author Peter Meyer is proof that following a dream can be more than just a daydream. He hung up his suit and left a highly-paid …

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Jan 10

BUSINESS OF BOOKS: TAKE FOUR WRITERS – INTRODUCING CLAIRE DYER

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 09

Vera’s back on our screen – F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S news, and in THIRSK on 30th January.

How come? The White Rose Book Café have arranged for Ann be at The Old Courthouse, Rural Arts, Thirsk, YO7 1QS on 30th January. What a treat. The doors open at 6.30 and the evening starts at 7 pm not 7.30 as previous stated. Frost Magazine loves and adores Ann Cleeves’ unique detective DCI Vera …

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Jan 09

Felicity Everett The People at Number 9 | Author Interviews

I loved your book. Where did the idea for The People at Number 9 come from? I’m glad you enjoyed The People At Number 9. The idea had probably been bubbling under for a long time before `i thought of a way to make it into an entertaining story. I’ve always been susceptible to ‘dangerous’ …

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Jan 08

The Sore Throat Season is Here with a Vengeance

  Research by Ultra Chloraseptic, the anaesthetic throat spray which relieves pain in seconds, reveals that sore throats have a big impact on our work, social and family lives. I should say so. Having felt very sorry for myself over the last week, the only thing that actually helped, and helps, is an anaesthetic throat …

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