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Lulu Allison: The Relevance of Art in Literature

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas Lulu Allison is a Brighton-based artist and writer. Before she started

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DEBRIEF: Publishing Two Books!

This is a view of Bako National Park in Kuching, Borneo, home to millions of flora and fauna many of which are still undiscovered and

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CRY OF THE FLYING RHINO Sneak Preview: Doing my Bit for Postcolonial Literature:

Heart of Glass: Front cover done. Back blurb in progress. Some delays in August because I was torn between two cover options both of which I liked.

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7 Lessons in Book Promotion (for Slackers)

1/ Someone once said “Writing is Showbusiness for the Shy”. Event/talk/gig tours to promote one’s paperbacks is quite a nice thing to do if you

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The Brief Crowdfunding Pitch De-Brief

So you have pitched and now you are wondering how the hell did I do? 1. On the pitching letter. Make it pithy and make each

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Your Crowdfunding Pitch Letter

The letter needs to be pithy and to the point. Short direct pitches work better cos firstly people have no time and secondly they have

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Editing, schmediting and COVER DESIGN!

I have been working on the cover design with the graphic designer who has designed bestsellers like The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall

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REVIEW: Secret retro gig on Saturday 10 June 2017 for Writers!

… celebrating for the first time with Unbound authors. It has been 12 or 13 years since I did my MA and listened to ‘readings’ from

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Nasi lemak at Dapur while awaiting new passport

There has got to be a thrill to be subjected to a six hour wait to get one’s new passport in this day and age.

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100% in 100 days: Crowdfunding my book “Heart of Glass”

Crowdfunding. Is. Over. The three big little words. 100% in 100 days. And the last 3%? Was the longest, shortest journey in the world (I