Guest Post: When Christmas Goes Wrong by Kate Hewitt

If you know me, you’ll know that I’m not a huge lover of Christmas. But today I’m bringing you a guest post from author, Kate Hewitt all about when Christmas goes wrong. And I am totally down for that. All those embarrassing stories and royal cock-ups – those are the Christmas stories Grinchy over here …

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Embracing Formula 1 History at Donington Museum

If you’re my Twitter friend, you may have noticed that I like Formula 1… A little bit. Okay, a lot. I recently wrote about my first ever Formula 1 experience at the Silverstone mid-season test in August and this month the Formula 1 experiences continued when I made my first ever visit to the Donington …

For Authors: How to Maximise Your Blog Tours

After owning my blog touring business for around 2 years now, I’ve organised over 50 blog tours for all different types of books and authors. All blog tours turn out differently – some are better than others, some go more smoothly than others and there’s always, inevitably a couple of bollocks ups along the way. …

7 Things We All Need to Stop Apologising For

I don’t know about the rest of the world but here in Britain, we are known for notoriously apologising. Starting our sentences with, “Sorry but…”, even inanimate objects – you name it, we’ve apologied for it. Often, for absolutely no reason what-so-ever. I am guilty of this for sure – I apologise for breathing sometimes …

Tips on Making the Most of Twitter & Increasing Your Following

When I joined the Twittersphere at the same time I joined the blogosphere, I did not know how bloggers gained so many damn followers. I understood that I was a newbie and that it wouldn’t happen over night and many bloggers had been working for years to build up such a substantial following but I …