I like travel and I love learning about authors so a book combining those two things sounded right up my street. And Footnotes gets off to a cracking start with tales of Enid Blyton and her connection to Dorset. While Enid’s work is controversial, her books were very much part of my childhood and I … Continue reading ARC Review: Footnotes.
Motorsport is often seen as a glamorous, competitive, high octane world but what's it like behind the scenes? One person in the know is Jess Shanahan who not only works in the industry but has written a new book, Get Paid To Race, to help others hoping to succeed in the sport. I interviewed Jess … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Jess Shanahan.
Copywriter (noun): A person who writes the text of advertisements or publicity material. Oxford English Dictionary. While this definition is correct, I can't help but feel it doesn't do justice to the skill and talent involved in writing that 'text', which not only informs but often has to sell too. One man who knows just … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Tom Albrighton.
Mark recently bought Freya the children’s book, Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, written by Kate Pankhurst. After reading it with her I remember thinking two things ‘yay for Mark’ and ‘I wish there was something like this for adults’. BEHOLD, Bloody Brilliant Women. Journalist and presenter Cathy Newman has plugged a gap in the … Continue reading Book Review: Bloody Brilliant Women.