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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 …

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    Publication Day!
    by Dani Atkins
    2017/03/23  |  Features  |  

    23rd March is a very special day.  I know that because there’s been a big red ring around that date on my kitchen calendar for many months. I know that because – even though it hasn’t happened yet – I probably won’t sleep well the night before. I know that …

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    Diamonds are not a writer’s best friend….
    by Juliet Ashton
    2017/03/20  |  Features  |  

    There are characters I enjoy writing more than others. Some of them just speak to me, and they pour onto the page, fully formed. In THE WOMAN AT NUMBER 24, I loved creating the two elderly sisters at war, Mavis and Zelda. Both in their eighties, Mavis and Zelda carry …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Pete Selby
    by SJV
    2017/03/20  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of feature is the fabulous Head of Books and Music at Sainsbury’s – Pete Selby! What does the Head of Books and Music and Sainsbury’s do? Essentially, I manage the teams and strategy for the Books and Music offers …

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    How a Kettle Taught Me What is Important in Life
    by Catherine Bennetto
    2017/03/17  |  Features  |  

    First of all, this is not just any old Argos kettle with a lime scale encrusted spout. This is a traditionally styled, whistling kettle in a shade of sunshine yellow that brought true happiness to my mornings. Ok, I’ve overstated its worth. But it was sunshine yellow and it did …