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Bookchat: Writing is dangerous (and events June 18 onwards)

“No, don’t do it,” they said. “It will have terrible consequences,” and I started to think about how some people might use my story for their own purposes. Bad purposes. “Yes, you must write what you want,” somebody else said, “whatever the consequences.”

Bookbuster 39 Queen's Rd, Hastings

Best Bookshops: Bookbuster, Queens Rd, Hastings

That’s right – not Blockbuster (past and gone), it’s book …book … Bookbuster (alive and exciting)! Tim Barton talks to Angela J. Phillip about what it’s like to run a small independent bookshop promoting poetry and offering book selections and interesting additional services to meet local needs.

Really Independent Bookshop Week Jun 15 - 22

Bookchat – ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ (and events June 11 onwards)

Here is the events and news section that was previously underneath the main feature in Angela J. Phillip’s Hastings Bookchat. It’s now separate because people said they couldn’t find it. Please post comments if you would like further changes. Thanks for your feedback.

The Science of Fate by Hannah Critchlow

‘The Science of Fate’ and how to grow your brain

Why did I do that? Will my child avoid drugs? How can I stop eating too much? Can I avoid Alzheimer’s? Angela J. Phillip discusses the latest findings presented by neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow in her recently released book.

The Bookkeeper Bookshop, St Leonards

Best Bookshops: The Bookkeeper Bookshop, St Leonards

Carol and Robert Dennard talk to Angela J. Phillip about how it all started and the fact that it’s not so much a bookshop, more a way of life. It’s in Kings Road, St Leonards. Books, books, books in the middle of a vibrant community with the sea just a couple of streets away.

Photos © 2019 The Literary Shed

What’s in The Literary Shed?

Angela J. Phillip talks to writer and editor A. Vasudevan about The Literary Shed, publishing and beautiful words.

All My Colors by David Quantick

It’s ‘All My Colors’ by David Quantick

Locally based Emmy award-winning screenwriter and author, David Quantick, acclaimed for In the Thick of It and Veep talks to Angela J. Phillip about his latest book and how it came about.

Nevermore - bk 1 by Francis Booth

21 Things you might not know about Amazon Self-Publishing – by Francis Booth

Hastings-based writer, Francis Booth talks to Angela J. Phillip about the advantages of using Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Francis has just finished making twenty of his books available through Amazon as both e-books and paperbacks. “It has been worthwhile and rewarding and much easier than you might think,” he says and offers the following checklist of points to note.

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