Blog Archives

Considering collections, communicating, clutter

Foxes communicating by Janet E Davis.

I can’t resist a little alliteration. This week’s title comes from Louise Atkinson’s post about considering her work for her PhD and describing her practice as an artist collector; Kevin McGinley’s contribution to the new Taysidehealth blog on communication between members

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, animals, charitable trusts, communicating, digital technology, family, fine art, health, health services, libraries, literature, patient care, photography, public sector, research, working practices

Happy 50th Birthday Charlie Bucket

A wonderful post again this week from Karen Hart whose blog celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Karen’s blog appears on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators website where she shares her connection with

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Posted in literature, special events, storytelling


Have you heard about #bookaday, the Twitter hashtag event? Karen JK Hart gives a great summary of what it’s all about, some great links to help you find out more, and shares some of her own experiences around reading and

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Posted in culture

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

Writer’s block

Janet Davis shares her thoughts about what might be stopping her from writing a book. Having written lots of words since a young age, Janet blogs about the type of book which she could write, whether a fictional novel or

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Posted in literature, poetry, setting goals, working practices

Books and E-readers: The Future?

Karl Green tries to predict what book formats people will be reading in the future, and the charging models that publishers will adopt. Books and E-readers: The Future? by Karl S Green.

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Posted in Ebooks

The Further Adventures of Karl: The Joy of Real Books

Karl Green writes about the pleasure of having real books, and shares which book he hopes might intrigue someone enough in the future to take it off the shelf. The Further Adventures of Karl: The Joy of Real Books by Karl S

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Posted in libraries, literature

how an author is using small conversations and viral campaigning

Liam Barrington-Bush has written a book. His book is about learning a more anarchic way of managing from social media. Since publishers were not interested, he is raising money to self-publish. how an author is using small conversations and viral campaigning by Liam

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Posted in communicating, management, social media, working practices