Jonny Geller is a literary agent and the joint CEO of Curtis Brown. He represents over 40 authors including John le Carre, William Boyd, David Mitchell, Tracey Chevalier, David Nicholls and Adele Parks.
Independent bookshops need to make readers feel special in order to compete in the internet age, say book trade experts. "The future of independent bookshops is not about selling books," said writer and digital consultant Nicholas Lovell
Nick Spalding is one of the bestselling self-published authors in the UK. The home of author Nick Spalding is striking, owing to the lack of books.
'Every book is hard to write, everybody reaches a wall, whether it is a plot hole or a scene that you can't get past. So you've just got to get to the end,' says Sophie Kinsella.
Although she didn't publish her first novel until she was 42, Phyllis Dorothy James had been writing since childhood.
Sir Andrew Motion is an English poet and novelist who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009.
A typical full-time writer earns £11,000 a year, according to research commissioned by the Authors' Licensing and Collection Society (ALCS).
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Best-selling author James Patterson is giving £250,000 to independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to help boost literacy for young readers. Independent bookshops with a dedicated children's book section can apply for a grant of between £250 and £5,000.
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