Beckenham book event and The Murder of John Smith

Most of this week has been taken up with organising a book fair for the end of the month in our local area of South London. I assumed once the venue and authors were in place it would be a case of sending out regular generic updates to keep everyone informed, and turning up on …

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Book signings, genres and covers

With Spring hopefully not too far away, and restrictions easing, I’m looking forward to the resurrection of local book fairs. The one I attended shortly before Christmas brought to mind my first book signing many years ago. I had no idea what to expect, but my publishers told me everything had been organised with the …

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Book Fairs and Book Covers

Have you ever heard the expression ‘I don’t know anything about art, but I know what I like?’ I think it was originally intended as a mickey-take for someone who didn’t understand the Hoi Polloi snobbishness of ‘good art’ and was intended to make them feel foolish. Research showed that surprisingly the quote was published …

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‘ABC Destiny’ -Book signing

My first Book signing. Excited, nervous, panicking and looking forward to it, all jumbled together. At least the problem of what to wear (well, I am female) 😀 has been solved. With the builders over-running,  all my clothes are still buried in black sacks under piles of rubble. Plaster-coated trackies and dressing gown it is then. Perhaps …

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