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Keeping It Local

Keeping It Local

Simon Whaley explores the benefit of authors getting involved with their local literary festivals … Keeping It Local was published in the Autumn 2015 issue of The Author, the Journal of the Society of Authors Keeping it local Phyllis Blakemore will always remember her appearance at the Wellington Literary Festival’s ‘Meet the Local Author’ event, in 2014. She sold three copies of her book, Gentlemen of the River: The Last Coraclemen of the Severn Gorge, to the same reader who’d…

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