Book and Brew takeover, Bookshops, General book stuff, Literary North East

Five minutes with Forum Books

Forum Books is one of my favourite indie bookshops. It’s certainly the best in the North East. Based in the picturesque Northumberland village of Corbridge, it combines everything you could ever want from an indie store: a great shop, knowledgeable and passionate staff, and a cracking events programme where you can meet some wonderful authors.… Read More Five minutes with Forum Books

Book and Brew takeover, General book stuff, Literary North East, Out and about

Newcastle Noir

On today’s takeover, Jacky Collins, organiser of Newcastle Noir, tells us about the literary festival that’s bringing international crime writing to the North East for a third year. Newcastle Noir is a literary festival celebrating the best in contemporary crime writing. The festival, rooted in the North East of England, brings together writers from the… Read More Newcastle Noir

Book and Brew takeover, Publishing, Writing

Finding and working with a literary agent

On today’s Book and Brew takeover, author Jane Cable talks to us about working with a literary agent. Jane is a writer of romantic fiction and, after publishing two novels independently, she was signed by her agent, Felicity Trew of the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency. Her third book, Another You, was acquired by Endeavour Press and… Read More Finding and working with a literary agent