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Autumn Leaves
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14 Golden and Autumnal picture books

I love this time of year, I love that definite signing of the changes of the seasons. I do love Spring as well, that freshness, that boundless potential, all that growth… But I’m a real September baby! Over on Twitter I asked people for their recommendations for beautiful autumnal picture books and got a great …

The Promise Witch
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August update

This month has been a good month for reading including actually enjoying audiobooks for the first time, it’s also been a good month for my blogging in general. At the start of the month I decided to do some blog consolidation and have now ended up with just four blogs: Big Bearded Bookseller – my …

Mistakes
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Mistakes And The Process Of Making

QUESTIONS TO YOURSELF Ask yourself these questions applying them to work you’ve already done or to work you are about to do. Or even they could be used on other people, seminars, etc. – have I made this work with the attitude of it being an experiment? – what am I trying out? what is …

That Long!
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It’s Been a Year!

Yes, that’s right, it’s been a year since I got the Twitter account and domain to start on this journey. As soon as I got those I promptly froze and didn’t touch either again until August of last year (2018) as the initial idea behind the domain changed due to unforeseen circumstances. I had a …

The Hobbit
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Reviews vs. Ratings

There’s been a lot of discussion on Twitter lately on a lot of different things re. ARCs, positive reviews, book bloggers, and their intentions when picking up books to review so I thought I would add my tuppence to it. I, like most of the bloggers I chat with and follow, buy most of the …

Questions
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Q&A For A Bookseller

Part of my job is to welcome and talk to various school groups when they vists and as part of World Book Day 2018 Corporation Road School was invited down to visit us over a 9 day period, every class getting the opportunity to visit the shop, have something read to them and then chat …

Slow Blogging
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Slow Blogging

I was again starting to plan out an aggressive timetable of blog and social media posts to help me become a ‘successful’ blogger with a ‘successful’ blog. Filling all the metrics of hits, likes and client interactions. These are the things the Internet and ‘people’ tell you are required to be a good and successful …

A Murder of Crows
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A Blag Of Booksellers

Collective Noun   In linguistics, a collective noun refers to a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are mundane and not specific to just one kind, such as the word “group”, which is applied to “people” in the phrase “a group of people”, but is also applied to …