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BRINGING HOME THE BACON the story of the theft of Wiltshire’s Bronze Pigs by Dee La Vardera illustrated by Richard Cowdy Robbed, recovered, restored The much-loved bronze pigs taken from Calne in October 2017, found their way home, thanks to the power of social media. A story for all ages written by Dee La Vardera… Read More Coming soon

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Cover story

What I’ve learned about self-publishing this week: It’s hard work. Not hard physical labour like harvesting the wheat in this heatwave, more like soft brain work – exercising the little grey cells. You are responsible for every aspect of the publishing process unless you have loads of relatives or friends with skills you can call upon… Read More Cover story

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Waste not, want not

Hope springs eternal in this writer’s breast, as another raft of literary festivals advertise their competitions for this autumn: Yeovil, Stroud, Wells and PENfro Book Festival. There are also plenty more opportunities for annual awards – some big names and big prizes, both monetary and with offers of mentoring or critiques from agents. Have a… Read More Waste not, want not