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Oct 24 2014: Zero Night in the Australian Daily Telegraph
There’s a great feature on Mark Felton’s forthcoming history Zero Night in the Australian Daily Telegraph (below). Mark also has radio interviews lined up with Sydney’s 2GB on 8 October and Australia’s ABC National Radio on 25 November.
Oct 24 2014: Bookanista reviews The Lodger
‘What Treger has achieved is quite unique and should be considered also quite significant… There is an unmistakable, alluringly enigmatic quality in Treger’s writing.’
Oct 23 2014: Agency author is short-listed for Tesco Mum of the Year Award
Agency author Lisa Clegg, has been short-listed for the prestigious Tesco Mum of the Year Awards 2015. Marking its 10th anniversary year, the awards celebrate the wonderful things mums do. Lisa’s story was selected from thousands of nominations sent in by people all over the UK. LIsa’s The Blissful Baby Expert was published by Random House earlier in the year and they are bringing out The Blissful Toddler Expert in February.
Oct 23 2014: Good review for Louisa Treger
‘You will find yourself immersed in the lives and situations drawn together by Treger… If you enjoy history, romance and biographies, this would be a perfect fit for your library.’ Seattle PI
Oct 22 2014: Nice review for Roger Howard in Eye Spy magazine
Oct 22 2014: Fascinating new article - How I Write
There’s a fascinating new article on the website, in which 23 of the agency’s authors outline the minutiae of their writing habits.
Oct 22 2014: Cathy Glass remains at no 3
Congratulations to Cathy Glass who remains at no 3 in the Sunday Times paperback non-fiction list with The Child Bride.
Oct 21 2014: Vikie Shanks speaks at NHS conference
The video of Vikie Shanks’ talk at the NHS conference at Warwick University is now available to watch online here.
Oct 21 2014: Some pics from The Lodger launch party
This week saw the launch of Louisa Treger’s debut novel The Lodger, an event marked with a glamorous launch party at the Cafe Royal.
Oct 21 2014: Andrew Lownie on the future of publishing
Andrew recently spoke at the Women’s Writing Festival:
‘But it was Andrew Lownie how made the boldest predictions, stating that in five to ten years from now, 75% of the books would be self-published, 20% would be publishing assisted by agents, and only 5% traditionally published.’