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Iconic children’s books that every noughties kid will remember
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4 months ago

Although a scary realisation, the noughties were almost a decade ago and in celebration/ commiseration of this, the following list highlights some of the most epic titles from the period. Spoiler: the 2000s had some seriously incredible works that were adored by children and parents alike

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Iconic children’s books that will take 90’s kids back
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4 months ago

Let’s take a nostalgic walk down memory lane as we throw it back to the books that everyone remembers. Whether you were a reading tree swot or book fair baller, every title in the list below is bound to evoke memories of a simpler time

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Iconic children’s books that will take 80’s kids back
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4 months ago

Ah the 80s, an era of funky music, big hair and questionable fashion. However, it was also a time where a lot of the world’s greatest children’s books were written and published. So, whether you were barely born or a fully-fledged , angst ridden teen, the below titles are guaranteed to take you back. Just don’t get too carried away and bring out that old Lycra leotard!

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Why do US publishers change so many book titles?
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5 months ago

When JK Rowling’s debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the United States a year after it was published in the UK, many fans reacted with horror and dismay. The quickly popularising book, which went on to become one of the most successful franchises of all time, had been renamed The Sorcerer’s Stone!

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What to do when you write too much
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5 months ago

Every author dreads the infamous writer’s block where the brain goes blank and every word seems painfully hard to conjure. However, what happens when you have the opposite issue? There is reems of material available on how to write, how to bring up a word count and everything to do with bulking out a piece of work. Yet, there is little on how to cut it down and edit succinctly despite the issue being just as much of a problem.

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A book that opens eyes: To die for: is fast fashion wearing out the world?
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5 months ago

Once in a while, a book comes along that sets out to change the very way in which society thinks and behaves. Lucy Siegle’s moving piece: ‘To die for: is fast fashion wearing out our world’ does just this in a toe-curlingly, matter of fact fashion (no pun intended)

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Inventive ways to publish without a book deal
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6 months ago

Every author dreams of landing a fully-fledged publishing deal with an iconic press. The stuff of dreams, these deals often catapult obscure writers into need to know authors of the 21st century, complete with award nominations and complimentary lifestyle columns in glossy magazines. However, these deals are few and far between and fledgling authors can struggle on for years with little more than their creative tenacity to inspire hope. Whilst the aforementioned scenario is the grand vision, many are unaware that there are a variety of innovative ways to get your work published that are considerably easier than hoping for a big-time contract. Especially if material is time sensitive or the message just need to get out there, applying these strategies can be a great shortcut to cutting through the noise and disappointment that often accompanies the literary world.

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When Edward Enninful shook up British Vogue
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6 months ago

Having now been at the helm of British Vogue for just over a year, editor-in-chief Edward Enninful OBE, has shook up the sometimes dusty world of a magazine publication with his rich imagination and bold stance on social affairs. Upending his predecessor Alexandra Shulman’s more traditional style, Enninful’s work exudes authenticity, making inclusivity appear both effortless and full of glamour.

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Four dystopian novels that will alter the way in which you think
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6 months ago

With Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, daily global political demonstrations and world leader interrelations beginning to grow sour, there has never been a more appropriate time to read a dystopian novel. Whether they are taken as a preluding cautionary tale of the way in which modern society may be headed or simply as a fabulously crafted story, the below titles will certainly leave a lasting impression.

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Most successful British magazines and how they maintain their success
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8 months ago

It is no secret that the magazine industry has hade to cope with some significant changes in recent years. From declining print sales to advancements in social media and digital tech, it is fair to say that the print publishing industry looks very different now to what it did 20, or even 10 years ago.

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