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Write early for Christmas!

We may be having the longest heatwave since records began, but don’t be fooled; in the world of books, Christmas is just around the corner! This year, Super Thursday, as it is known in the book trade, is on 4th October. This is the day when wagon loads on new books arrive in bookshops up […]

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What is a Reader’s Report?

What is a Reader’s Report? A Reader’s Report is a tool used by literary agents and acquiring editors to neatly summarise a manuscript for those who haven’t read it. In agencies, reports are most often completed by assistants and interns for the benefit of the agents (who don’t always have time to do all of […]

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Watkins books hosts Feroze Dada’s book launch

‘); ?> Congratulations to Feroze Dada for a most colourful and spectacular book launch at Watkins bookshop in London’s Cecil Court on Tuesday 3rd July. Great entertainment was provided by singer Saira Peter and her musicians, which immediately drew a crowd outside. A fantastic event! Feroze says: “It was some six years ago we made […]

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Author Serena Fass joins Filament

Since discussing the plight of Christians in their ancient homelands, I have become more and more concerned about their future, and of the many churches and monasteries where I have been privileged to worship with them from Iran to Egypt. Pope Francis visited Cairo in April 2017 to show his solidarity with Coptic Christians of […]

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Notes to my Younger Self – Kezia Luckett

Have you ever wished that you could go back to a pivotal time in your life and give yourself sound advice? Words of hope, wisdom, knowledge and inspiration that everything is happening for a reason and all will work out. That those failures, challenges and detours that you are experiencing, that have sometimes taken you to the edge of darkness and […]

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Living a Divine Life – Joanne Lee Philpot

This is the inspirational true story of a woman’s journey towards self‐discovery and realisation! Joanne dreamt of a Yoga Retreat in sunny Italy, but found herself with a half‐built house in the hills and struggling to bring up four children. Yet through adversity she realises that problems can be blessings in disguise as there is a reason to every relationship and […]

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