Archive for August 2016

Roundfire

Aug 24th, 2016 | By

Our Roundfire imprint is all about great stories. Whether they’re literary classics, or popular fiction, these books all have one thing in common: they’ll keep you reading ‘just one more chapter’ til the very last page. Roundfire have published more than 10 books so far this year, including:   Beat the Rain – Nigel Jay

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Robert Owings’ Top 5 Writing Tips

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

I never took creative writing classes, which I fear is only too evident in my struggles with writing. Plus, I suffer from a particular version of dyslexia that causes me to read/see words as pictographs. In other words, if the letters resemble the form a word makes, how that word appears visually, then it reads

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Singing for trees

Aug 16th, 2016 | By

Author Susan Hale talks to us about trees, travelling and her latest book. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m an American settled in the Malvern Hills. My husband and I collect our drinking water from Holy Well and are part of the well dressing festival every Beltane. I grew up in Arizona and California

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An interview with author Mary Victoria Johnson

Aug 9th, 2016 | By

Boundary author Mary Victoria Johnson talks to us about her vintage 1920s typewriter, the need for perseverance and prioritising writing over homework.  Tell us a little about yourself. I’m currently finishing up my last year of high school in Chilliwack, British Columbia. I was born in Cambridgeshire, though, so I consider myself equal parts Canadian

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From Wonderland to Paradise

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By

“My very earliest fictional influence was Alice, the most grown-up child in English literature, engaging in worldly Socratic disputation amid the variously hostile milieus down the rabbit-hole and through the looking-glass.” Author Stuart Walton tells us about his early influences, his latest book and the perils of writing in bed. The First Day in Paradise

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