Twitter for Authors: 10 Tips to Market Your Books

I’ve recently seen a few online conversations about the role of social media in book promotion, particularly the impact of Twitter for authors, and these discussions generated a whole bunch of thoughts about how effective this platform can be for… View Post

The BFR Round Up March 2021

What happened to March?! It mostly went by in a work blur as my day job went nuts (I work for one of the few arts festivals that’s actually going ahead in early summer so it has been ridiculously intense).… View Post

Book Review – The Fall of Koli (Rampart Trilogy Part 3) by M.R. Carey

It took me seven days to read the entire Rampart Trilogy by M.R. Carey, concluding with The Fall of Koli, and I wish it had been longer but I just couldn’t help myself! The experience has been truly spellbinding, and… View Post

A Guide to Bookshops in Northumberland

Northumberland is a breathtaking county with incredible scenery, fascinating history (notably Roman) and a collection of amazing independent bookshops. One of the main charms of this part of England is that it isn’t over-touristy, but this also means that although… View Post

Book Review – The Book of Koli (Rampart Trilogy Part 1) by M.R. Carey

Do you sometimes see books that you know will love, but keep losing sight of them for some bizarre reason? The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey was one of these until recently. I’ve been checking into NetGalley a lot… View Post