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How to burn a genre. World Book Night

How to burn a genre. World Book Night

I have just finished watching the BBC’s World Book Night coverage, which was meant to be generally bigging up the world of fiction, but instead nearly resulted in me having a coronary. The contemporary fiction – aka modern fiction, aka literary fiction – genre was represented by the bucket-load, as you’d expect. The TV producers […]

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HarperCollins party pics

HarperCollins party pics

The HarperCollins Summer party this year was held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It was a lovely warm evening, with hundreds of authors, HarperCollins editors and staff from all those vital HQ functions – such as the art department (where would those covers and jacket designs be without them?), sales, PR etc […]

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HarperCollins Summer Party

HarperCollins Summer Party

Tonight is one of the few opportunities for a young (who am I kidding) fantasy author such as myself to get about town and meet the great and the good. Yes, it is the night of the HarperCollins Summer Party. As well as invited authors, editors, agents and HQ staff a-plenty, I will also get […]

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