Foyles - blogs - blogsen-gb30/07/2015 11:28:2815Writing tips from a bestselling author author Jane Green, whose latest novel Summer Secrets, has just been published, shares her top five writing tips for would-be authors....23/07/2015 00:00:001335Sweet dreams are made of... baker Kate Doran has been recreating childhood favourites with a twist on The Little Loaf blog since 2011. You can now learn to create homemade treats such as homemade Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and 100 more nostalgic treats with her new book, Homemade Memories. Here she shares one of her favourites, Cinnamon Breadcrumb Ice Cream....17/07/2015 00:00:001334Living on the edge Tallack, author of 60 Degrees North, explains what drew him to travel through the world's remotest frozen wildernesses and isolated communities, as well as sharing his five favourite travel books....14/07/2015 00:00:001327Setting a scene Kavanagh, author of psychological thriller Things We Have in Common, explains how her previous work as a film editor on productions such as 12 Monkeys and The Talented Mr Ripley taught her some valuable lessons in developing scenes in her fiction....07/07/2015 00:00:001328#wherebooksgo experience of reading a book in the country where it was set was a surprisingly immersive experience for writer Sunny Singh. So when she published her own novel, Hotel Arcadia, this year, she encouraged her readers to send her pictures of the book in the place where they had read it, with gratifying consequences....01/07/2015 00:00:001332How a book chose me A Caro's astounding 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winner The Power Broker has finally been made available in the UK. Will Hammond, the editor who acquired UK rights, explains why it's a book he just had to publish....23/06/2015 00:00:001331Finding the hidden British literary landscape and reviewer Simon Savidge has had the pleasure of judging the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize for Fiction 2015, an experience that reopened his eyes to the diversity and breadth of the British literary landscape....19/06/2015 00:00:001330What I’ve learned from living with my nose in a book The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, Sara spends so much of her time with her nose buried in a book that she's never left her native Sweden. Its author Katarina Bivald shares her character's wish to lose herself in books and some of the important life lessons to be learned from their pages....18/06/2015 00:00:001329Scoring a publishing deal crime writer Ragnar Jónasson, author of Snowblind, explains how avoiding fouling Ian Rankin in a game of football played an important part in getting his book published in English....13/06/2015 00:00:001323Pictures that tell a thousand words novels have evolved considerably from their superhero origins, but many readers remain dismissive of the genre. Charlotte Pope, from our Bristol branch, explain why they can be so powerful and suggests some starting points for those who haven't tried them before....09/06/2015 00:00:001308