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My 2013: Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan - author of The Spinning Heart and the new novel The Thing About December - tells us about his eventful 2013, which took him from début novelist to Man Booker nominee...  Read more
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12 Days of Delight – a short story from Essie Fox

Each day throughout the Twelve Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you gifts of recipes, stories, activities and competitions for the whole family. Today Essie Fox, author of The Somnambulist and Elijah’s Mermaid  has given us a short story to share. So sit back and enjoy, The Dreamer... Read more
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12 Days of Delight – drunken cookery…

Each day throughout the Twelve Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you gifts of recipes, stories, activities and competitions for the whole family. Today, a recipe from The Drunken Cookbook offers a perfectly delicious way to sober up the festively sozzled... Read more
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Bright Spark

Today sees Bloomsbury Publishing launch a brand new, digital only, imprint - and Meredith Rich, Digital Editor for Bloomsbury Spark, is here to tell you about it, and to let you know how you can join its list of bright new stars... Read more
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Master chefs

The diet starts in the New Year, so for now we wanted to share some flavours from our favourite cookbooks... Read more
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Top tips for writing

Struggling to get your ideas down on paper? Or have you already written your magnum opus and wonder what to do next? Best-selling author Cathy Glass shares some top tips for writers... Read more