Monthly Archives: November 2014

Winter Warmer Writing Competition

Selfpublishing.ie if offering you the chance to win a place on a Listowel Writers’ Week Festival workshop in their fiction competition. The competition is for stories between 750 and 1,250 words that take the theme of ‘skimming stones’ as inspiration. … Continue reading

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New York sees the first Amazon book shop

Many blame Amazon and the e-reader phenomenon for the loss of many high street book shops over the last few years. But now, the internet company is about to open it’s first physical book shop in New York. The internet … Continue reading

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A notebook belonging to Dylan Thomas has been discovered

A notebook of Dylan Thomas has been found after 70 years. The notebook contains drafts and revisions of some of his most challenging poems and could help to shed light on his complex works. The poet’s mother-in-law asked for the notebook … Continue reading

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Draft guidance to promote openness within the NHS

There is to be a consultation with the CQC on how doctors, nurses and midwifes can be more open and honest when things go wrong. The General Medical Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the regulators for individual health … Continue reading

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