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SHOOT THE MOON LAUNCHES ANCOATS & NORTHERN QUARTER CHARITY COOKBOOK

SHOOT THE MOON LAUNCHES ANCOATS & NORTHERN QUARTER CHARITY COOKBOOK

Manchester based creative agency, Shoot the Moon, has launched “It’s Cooking Good!” a cookbook filled with recipes from restaurants in Ancoats and the Northern Quarter in order to raise funds for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Celebrating the launch at NAM, Ancoats, the charity cookbook has over 20 local restaurants involved, sharing recipes that make the venues well-known favourites.…

BIG STORIES LITTLE VILLAGE: FIRST LITERARY FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN REPTON

BIG STORIES LITTLE VILLAGE: FIRST LITERARY FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN REPTON

Repton Village is to rediscover and celebrate its literary roots in a new 3 day programme of literature and events from 26th October – 28th October 2018. Repton Literary Festival is the first of a new annual festival – telling stories, inspiring a new generation of writers, bringing engaging speakers to this Derbyshire village. Long recognised for its accomplished alumni:…

BULLET JOURNAL THE RYMAN WAY

BULLET JOURNAL THE RYMAN WAY

*Complimentary stationery from Rymans* I write. A lot. For clients, it is factual-corporate press release writing. For my personal writing, I can get a little more creative, and that is where the fun starts. Yes I may have the hand-writing of a five year old (make that six if I really concentrate), but I find the act of writing great…

Nottingham’s first Festival of Literature

Nottingham’s first Festival of Literature

8 – 13th November 2016 Powerful messages From Over the Wall: global influences in UNESCO’s City of Literature Featuring Amit Chaudhuri, Jack Monroe, Jon McGregor, Katherine Quarmby, and Virtual Writer in Residence, Omar El Hazek Nottingham’s first Festival of Literature delivers a series of powerful messages from ‘Over the Wall’ providing a welcoming platform to voices that struggle to be…

Trials of an author… and NaNoWriMo

Trials of an author… and NaNoWriMo

Hey guys, how are you doing, what have you been up to? It’s been a crazy busy few weeks, as I covered food festivals across the country (my favourite sorts of gigs). Of course being out on the road meant that I got zero (fictional) writing done. Juggling a day job, the food blogging and writing books is great fun,…