Posted on 26th October 2010

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The Art of Bookselling

Humans have loved stories ever since we first congregated round a campfire and there will always be a place for the single author’s voice that sets our imaginations running with an engagingly and eloquently told tale, just as there will be a role for booksellers keen to share their passion.

Posted on 19th October 2010

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The stepping stones to good writing

“We’ll have put in place a few more stepping stones to help more good writing reach those who appreciate it most, and to launch a few more fresh and original stories into the world.”

Posted on 19th October 2010

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Raising writers above the parapet

About this time last year, when the 2009 Man Booker judges were wrestling with their shortlist, I set off for Italy to interview Simon Mawer. In the books world, the author of The Glass Room was held to be the only horse with even an outside chance of pipping runaway favourite Hilary Mantel to the…

Posted on 18th October 2010

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Nurturing a writer’s career

“A promotion such as Fiction Uncovered is potentially a great opportunity to help raise such a writer’s profile.”

Posted on 18th October 2010

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The Power of Reading Groups

Readers will recommend the books to others, creating a buzz around the titles and, once again, demonstrating the true power of reading groups to shape, and shift, reading habits.

Posted on 16th October 2010

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Reaching their own Corrections moment

..for those writers who, like Franzen in 1992, are tagged ‘Promising. Please Watch’, Fiction Uncovered may be of some assistance, may help them along the way to reaching their own Corrections moment.

Posted on 14th October 2010

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Discovering a writer for the first time

What this experience taught me is that it is often the books you don’t know about, and the writers whose names you haven’t heard, who can tell the stories you love best of all.