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London Book Fair 2017

London Book Fair 2017

London Book Fair (LBF) is the world's largest publishing trade fair. It is held at Olympia, a vast exhibition space, the size of an airport terminal building. On entering the main entrance, the noise and heat threaten to overwhelm you: the sheer scale of the place...

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Book Marketing – BookBub

I've just had my best number of downloads from BookBub promotion and thanks are due to Jane Davis, who so generously shared her results and tips. Jane's advice was to keep the book at the promotion price for as long as possible. In my case that was free and after four...

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Jamie Oliver’s Fantastic Fish Pie

I'm the Monday to Friday cook in our household (and a lazy one at that). I give you the speediest and yummiest recipe for fish pie that I've come across: There's no béchamel sauce, and unlike other fish pie recipes, you don't end up with dry, overcooked fish. You can...

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Story Cartel

Story Cartel is a website offering authors the opportunity to have their books reviewed by readers signed up to their website. But before you rush in, a note of caution for those of you in KDP Select. The way Story Cartel currently makes your book available to...

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RHUBARB PIE

This rhubarb pie I made back in 2014 during the February floods. The day before I made the pie, I was trying to get to Somerset from Hampshire for a 10.30am start. My GPS decided it would be a really good idea to take a scenic shortcut via Glastonbury. The very same...

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Carrot Cake for Comic Relief

Dame Edna Everidge was all set for a lovely retirement of book clubs and chardonnay in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, when she got the call from the dame of baking himself, Paul Hollywood. If Dame Edna can steal the show for the Great British Comic Relief Bakeoff then sure...

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