Tag Archives: Competition

Guest post and Giveaway: Nick Butterworth

In today’s guest blog author Nick Butterworth shares his tips and advice on how to make reading fun and exciting for children. We also have a fab giveaway to win loads of Q Pootle 5 goodies. ************************************************************************************  Walker Books will … Continue reading

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It’s all about poo…when Netmums met McFly

Netmums web editor Tara Champness had a brilliant start to her week when she got to hang out with those lovely McFly boys, Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, promoting their new kids’ book, The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past. Here … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to write a novel – Freya North

Today’s guest blog is from author Freya North. She has just finished her 13th novel  – the brilliant The Way Back Home – and with this fresh in her mind she answers the question for us ‘How do you write … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Eggnogg Design

Eggnogg’s founder, Kate Edmunds provides a little insight into her company Eggnogg and her latest fabric forays. We have two of these gorgeous Create a Cuddlies to give away. They are gorgeous tea towels with quirky cute designs that you … Continue reading

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Writing my way out of darkness

Today’s guest blog comes from author CL Taylor who wrote her novel ‘The Accident’ in the weeks after having her baby when she was suffering from PND. We have been lucky enough to read an advance copy of ‘The Accident’ … Continue reading

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Win a BrainBox magazine and board game

Today’s guest blog is from Gary Wyatt, founder of Green Board Games Company and BrainBox. He tells us how an idea he had whilst stuck in traffic led to the launch of a brand new board game and magazine for … Continue reading

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Win a bedside table from ‘The Cardboard Man’

Today’s guest blog is from ‘The Cardboard Man’ aka Gareth Swarte. He came up with the idea for an ‘unewsual’ business (combining the unusual and the new) – making and selling cardboard furniture. ‘Cardboard furniture?’ we hear you say…we’ll pass … Continue reading

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