Thanksgiving Speedy BOSH!

Celebrate Thanksgiving BOSH! Style

With Thanksgiving just moments away, we’re planning an epic celebration BOSH! style! As featured in their latest Sunday Times bestselling cookbook, BOSH! have the perfect recipe an incredible plant-based Thanksgiving feast. Check it out below, or bag yourself a copy of Speedy BOSH! for less than half price right now… Read More
Crime

Jenny O’Brien’s Crime Fiction 101

Are you trying to write crime this NaNoWriMo, but aren’t sure how to tackle the genre? Have no fear – Jenny O’Brien is here to help you out. Author of the Detective Gaby Darin series, O’Brien is the perfect person to give you a crash course in writing crime fiction… Read More
doughnuts

Lockdown Comforts: Sourdough Doughnuts

What is one thing EVERYONE made in the first lockdown? Sourdough. Today’s lockdown comfort is in homage to that quintessential lockdown comfort, by making the recipe easier and turning it into a delicious treat: DOUGHNUTS. Here is Gizzi Erskine’s truly scrumptious Sourdough Doughnuts with White Chocolate Custard and Sour Cherry… Read More
Police

Jane Bettany on Writing Police Procedurals

This NaNoWriMo, we’ve loved sharing author tips to help you with your writing. Any police procedural writers will be please to know it’s their turn! Jane Bettany, author of In Cold Blood, is on the blog today sharing her top six tips for writing police procedurals. Writing Police… Read More
The Snow Song

Win a Hotel Chocolat bundle with The Snow Song!

To celebrate the publication of Sally Gardner’s new spellbinding fairytale and magical love story, The Snow Song, we’re giving you the chance to win this luxury collection of Hotel Chocolat biscuits and hot chocolate! Simply fill in the form below and answer the question correctly to be in with… Read More
The German Nurse

Finding Inspiration with M J Hollows

As we hit the half way point of November, we’re also half way through NaNoWriMo. Are you still looking for inspiration to drive your novel? Is there one scene you need help creating? M. J. Hollows, author of The German Nurse, tells us how he found… Read More
macarons

Lockdown Comforts: Orange Macarons

Another week of lockdown, another week of comfort baking. Our team are OBSESSED with these orange macarons from Lucy Deedes’s new book. If you’re looking for the perfect treat, then this is the bake for you.   Orange Macarons These are quick to make but it pays to be completely… Read More

What We’re Reading: The Street – Anne Petry

This week, we asked Katie Seaman (Senior Commissioning Editor at HQ Fiction) to join us for What We’re Reading! She told us all about The Street by Ann Petry, a book originally published in 1946, which was widely praised and became the first book by an African American author… Read More

Win a preserving starter kit with Lucy Deedes!

To celebrate the publication of Lucy Deedes’ brand new guide to all things jam and marmalade, we’re giving you the chance to win a copy of The Little Book of Marmalade as well as a luxury jam preserving start kit bundle! Simply enter your details and answer the question… Read More
tandori kebabs bosh

World Vegan Month: Quick Tandoori Kebabs

Missing a Saturday takeaway treat? BOSH have got you covered! Treat yourself to these delicious (and super speedy!) tandoori kebabs this weekend, courtesy of the latest BOSH cookbook, Speedy BOSH!   Henry’s mum showed him how to make a tandoori mix many years ago, way before he went plant-based. Read More
Sleep

Can’t sleep? Here are 10 reasons why

Are you struggling to sleep at the moment? Struggling to work out why? You’re not alone. Insomnia is a big kicker for a lot of people at the moment and it’s often hard to work out the cause. Louise Mumford, author of Sleepless, is here to… Read More
Dual Timeline Writing Tips

Kathleen McGurl on Writing Dual Timelines

This week in our NaNoWriMo series, Kathleen McGurl joins us to give us her top tips on mastering the tricky art of dual timeline novels! Kathleen has written almost a dozen dual timeline novels now, and her lastest read The Forgotten Gift is out in e-book today! Click here… Read More