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    You, Me, Everything
    by Catherine Isaac
    2017/05/22  |  Features  |  

    One of the most frequently asked questions when you’re an author is: ‘Would you like one of your books to be made into a movie?’ Given that I’ve been doing my dream job for the last decade, I’d never let myself dwell on such an outlandish ambition. But I can’t …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Heidi Swain
    by SJV
    2017/05/19  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of… features is @TeamBATC author Heidi Swain So, what does an author do? Writes the very best books they can! Is there such a thing as a typical day, and if so what does it look like? Not really. I have …

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    Notes From The Cotswolds – Leaping back into Larkford!
    by Penny Parkes
    2017/05/19  |  Features  |  

    There’s a summer rainstorm pelting the windows and the world is up in arms about yet more political upheaval, but I have to confess that, for the last four days, I really haven’t noticed. Sneaking away to dive, head first, into shaping my next book in the Larkford series has …

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    #HouseOfVirtueGin
    by SJV
    2017/05/17  |  Features  |  

    There was a time, back in the day, when extra-curricular activities were deemed just as important on a CV as further education. I know right? Before mindfulness and happiness and leaning-out or leaning-back or whatever it’s called was ‘invented’, well-rounded prospective employees with a healthy work/life balance were actively encouraged …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Catherine Bennetto
    by SJV
    2017/05/02  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of… features is @TeamBATC author Catherine Bennetto Is there such a thing as a typical day, and if so what does it look like? Not really. Some days I can’t get to the computer. Some days I have the luxury of …

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    Confessions of a Stationery Nerd
    by Milly Johnson
    2017/05/02  |  Features  |  

    I am so glad the word ‘nerd’ has become a word almost associated with ‘chic’ rather than ‘weird’ because I am a nerd of the worst kind – or maybe the best kind, because I’m well happy about it.  I am (stands up and prepares to confess) a book and …

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    An Easter ‘Staycation’? What could go wrong?
    by Catherine Bennetto
    2017/04/12  |  Features  |  

    My family and I are spending the Easter holiday at home. ‘You’re having a staycation,’ my sister announced gleefully. I say gleefully because my husband and I have recently settled in one place long enough for her to bother remembering my phone number and now we can discuss what we …

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    Where Writers Put their Angst
    by Milly Johnson
    2017/04/05  |  Features  |  

    A little bit of angst is always good for a writer.  I have known me to be too happy to write.  Which is good, but happiness doesn’t give you enough fuel to write those big emotional passages. Luckily that’s where memory comes in, because when my other half and myself …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Louise Blakemore
    by SJV
    2017/04/03  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of… features is @TeamBATC member Louise Blakemore from our eBook Sales Squad! What does a Sales Executive do? Well, parts of my job aren’t so glamorous, like filling in in excel spreadsheets and figuring out strategic price promotions with the eBook squad, …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Jess Barratt
    by SJV
    2017/03/28  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of feature is @TeamBATC member and Publicity Queen Extraordinaire, Jess Barratt. What does a Publicity Manager do? Shout about books!! Well more specifically, we work with authors and the media – TV, radio, magazines, newspapers and online – to set …