How to boost your nonfiction book with a PR campaign

Please welcome expert PR coach Laura Perkes of PR With Perkes - sharing her advice on the best ways to get publicity for a new nonfiction book. Over to Laura ...  Now that the hard work of writing the book is over it’s time for the fun to begin, … [Continue reading]

Diary of a self-isolator: WTF would we have done without the internet?

When I hear people bitch and moan about being under lockdown due to coronavirus/Covid19, I think back to my dim and distant youth when the internet was no more than a twinkle in Tim Berners-Lee's eye. Earlier incarnations had been trialled but … [Continue reading]

How to shine online: 7 video presentation tips from an expert

With COVID-19 having sent us all scuttling from live interaction to our on-screen doppelgängers, please join me in welcoming back one of the UK's leading presentation trainers - Dr Simon Raybould of Presentation Genius - to share his tips on how to … [Continue reading]

Diary of a self-isolator: is coronavirus effecting or affecting things?

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Not sure if it's because of coronavirus or if it's just me, but reading social media recently I keep spotting these two evil, deceitful little b*stard words - effect and affect - used wrongly. And it's not surprising because they are so cleverly … [Continue reading]

How have we become so selfish? An 18-year-old writes about coronavirus

by James Tierney Please welcome James Tierney, 18, a highly talented young writer who hopes to make writing his career. His current projects include excellent fiction for children and young adults: this time, however, I asked him to share his … [Continue reading]

Diary of a self-isolator: Lockdowners’ Laughs … Easter & Passover jokes

Updated April 2020. When this period of Easter, Passover and other religious events should be observed within gatherings of family and friends - not on lockdown standing at least two metres away from the family you live with and not being allowed to … [Continue reading]

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