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Daniel James

Teaser Trailer For Ezra Maas

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Books for November 2018

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already

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American Gods

American Gods – Review

An American road trip with a difference, new gods meet old gods to fight it out for supremacy and Shadow

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Daniel’s Search For Ezra Maas

“The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas” fascinates me, the development of a seed of truth into a work of fiction.

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The Ice Sea Pirates

The Ice Sea Pirates – Review

Set in a frozen North, not unlike the North of our world, in Siri’s North though there are Pirates, Mermaids

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The Great Wood

The Great Wood – Review

The Great Wood is a wonderful exploration of what might have been the Great Wood of Caledonia. Jim Crumley writes

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Independent Bookshops and the Community

I was following a conversation on a group on Facebook (I know, I know) and it was pointed out that

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Croydon Literary Festival

Croydon Literary Festival is now in its second year and is on the 27th of October in various venues in

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Around the World in 80 Trees – Review

I was so privileged to receive a reading copy of this from Laurence King Publishing, and it even came with

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Adventures in Podcasting

As part of expanding the scope of the Independent Bookshop project I want to begin podcasting and exploring the story

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The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain – Review

I’ve had this book sitting on my shelf for about five years now and for some reason just never got

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Escalated

What A Response!

That was totally unexpected, we thought this would be a nice little project. Sleepy like, pootling along gathering information slowly

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National Poetry Day

Poetry Competitions

National Poetry Day is on the 4th of October and we feel like running a competition. Write a poem about

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