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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Sara-Jade Virtue
    by SJV
    2017/02/15  |  Features  |  

    There is nothing weirder I’ve done today, unless you count eating a leftover Valentine’s Day tuna maki sushi roll straight from the fridge at quarter past five this morning… than answer my own ‘A Day in the Life Of….’ questions, but here goes! Is there such a thing as a …

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    Love’s labours… lost!
    by Catherine Bennetto
    2017/02/14  |  Features  |  

    ‘It’s Valentines Day tomorrow,’ I said leadingly while stuck in traffic in the pouring rain, late for picking up the kids who were sent to school with no raincoats. ‘We don’t do Valentine’s Day,’ my husband said. ‘Why should we celebrate love on one specified day when there are 364 others …

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    Notes From The Cotswolds – Loving the romance, but hold the cliché…
    by Penny Parkes
    2017/02/13  |  Features  |  

    There’s something about the tackiness of the traditional Valentine’s Day offerings that always sets my teeth on edge. You see, I’m all about the romance –the heartfelt and considerate gestures that show a person they are truly loved – but I don’t believe they should only happen once a year …

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    How to Launch a Book Up North….
    by Milly Johnson
    2017/01/26  |  Features  |  

    I am invited to a lot of book launches.  Swanky ones, down in London.  They’re always fun, they’re always crowded with other authors and we grab the chance to have natters and catch up on news whilst swigging copious amounts of prosecco.  To be honest, I don’t invite my fellow …

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    New Year, New Job. New Problem.
    by Catherine Bennetto
    2017/01/26  |  Features  |  

    I’m a published writer now. Yay! And so in celebration I did not do what I thought I’d do (buy jewellery then get drunk), no, I embarked on a quest. I was just going to pop to the shops to get something comfortable I could write in that wasn’t pyjamas …

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    Our Top 10 Romantic Movies….
    by SJV
    2017/01/25  |  Features  |  

    So, listen, in a hop skip and a jump it will not only be St Val’s Day, but also, and, some might say more importantly, our 6th birthday!  I know right?  Six long years of living the dream surrounded by wonderfully romantic novels… it’s a hard old life isn’t it? …

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    A Song for Tomorrow…
    by Alice Peterson
    2017/01/20  |  Features  |  

    I never thought I’d be a writer. I was always Alice, the tennis player. Tennis was my childhood passion. I trained with Tim Henman, was ranked in the top eight under eighteen and was all set to go to America on a tennis scholarship, but then, overnight, I developed pain …

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    Notes From The Cotswolds – True romance costs nothing…
    by Penny Parkes
    2017/01/12  |  Features  |  

    The New Year is well underway and most of our resolutions have probably been long since abandoned – but there is one resolution I make every year that seems to stick. Every year, I commit to the same thing – Random Acts of Kindness. They don’t need to be big, …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Elizabeth Morris (née Preston)
    by SJV
    2017/01/05  |  Features  |  

    Elizabeth Morris (née Preston), book lover, ex-Publicity Guru, Events Manager at Waterstones Gower Street and all round book champion extraordinaire, welcome to TeamBATC and thank you so much for finding the time in your busy schedule to play ‘A Day in The Life Of…’. So firstly, can you tell us …

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    Should auld acquaintance be forgot…
    by SJV
    2016/12/23  |  Features  |  

    So the question is… just how many of your NY resolutions have you already broken? Me?  I can safely say, probably all of them.  Or none of them, depending on if we consider 1st January as kick off date, or, as I prefer, First Day Back at Work… Anyway, I …