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Hymns & Arias, Legend, Max Boyce, Tour -

Max Boyce will be taking to the road again in a couple of weeks, and there will be copies of Hymns & Arias available to buy at every venue! Is he coming to a town near you?!        

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Alys Morgan, north Wales, Ward Nine -

 Two years after she was admittted to Ward Nine of a north Wales Hospital with Coronavirus in April 2020, author Alys Morgan made an emotional return to Ward Nine, to thank staff there for their wonderful care of her, to present them with an autographed copy of Ward Nine: Coronavirus, and the chocolates she meant to give them two years ago! The hospital is still closed to visitors, but Alys is pictured here with Sister Sharon and nurses Emma, Lily and Anthony.   Alys thanked them for the care which saved her life, and said Ward Nine: Coronavirus was a...

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Carly Holmes, Figurehead -

Figurehead, Carly Holmes's strange and beautiful short story collection, has just been sent to print ahead of its March 7th release date! We can't wait to get our hands on it. If you preorder a copy via our website, link here, then we're offering a signed copy. Just let us know when you're ordering if you want any specific message.     Here are a few things people have had to say about the book... "They’re weird, ghostly, dark, and often chilling. Highly recommended." – Ellen Datlow, The Best Horror of the Year Vol 11 “This truly is quality literature...

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#AuthorInsights, #Newsletter, 12 days of Christmas, 2022, Aspiring writers, Internship Blog, learning, New writing, opportunity, placement, Publishers, publishing, Wales -

Parthian have always caught my eye. With their striking covers and their mesmerising stories, they found their way into my life. I had the chance to witness the behind-the-scenes work of the publishing industry. The Open University who helped me to set this placement up have also been essential to being accepted in this way. I am used to working remotely due to the nature of my study, working to deadlines, and communicating openly. This opportunity came as a massive sign to me that my writing was valid. It has been a marvellous experience for me to understand my weaknesses...

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abstract, Art, beauty and pain, COVID-19, digital manipulation, free, sculpture, south wales -

Nazma Ali- The Life and Work of a Natural Artist by Cerys-Leigh Phipps  Being raised by her Pakistani mother with her six siblings in South Wales, Nazma has always found inspiration for her art. She describes her art style as extremely abstract, as she draws the majority of her inspiration from her imagination mixed with nature, in whichever form it finds her. Growing up in an overly grey Newport, Nazma recounts on how she would be able to find the smallest glimmers of colourful nature and how she grew these glimmers into artistic creations in later years. From seeing the newly...

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