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.
Within days, maybe even hours, of meeting Richard Balls, I already knew three things he was passionate about - quality journalism, his beloved Norwich City Football Club and music. When I joined the Eastern Daily Press, he was an established correspondent with a reputation for producing hard-hitting stories, being unafraid to ask the difficult questions … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Richard Balls.