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  • SilverWood Books - No search terms have been entered
    items Total 0 00 My Account Home Search Results Quick Start Guide About Us Author Testimonials Frequent Questions Our Publishing Packages Submission Guidelines Services for Writers The Learning Zone Book Marketing Latest News Events Contact Us T C SilverWood Bookshop Follow us on Sign up for eNews No search terms have been entered No search terms have been entered note that common words such as and when etc get removed

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  • SilverWood Books - Want a Career in Publishing?
    get a foothold with a view to moving sideways once they ve gathered some experience and come to understand specifically what role they want to do and what they don t Start with careers advice offered by The Society of Young Publishers SYP Careers and then dip into the information below Websites to check out Bookcareers careers consultancy specialising in the book industry The Bookseller news and comment about the book business and to keep up to date with job vacancies and industry news you might sign up for the Jobs Editor bulletins and thebookseller com Briefing The Society of Young Publishers info and advice for anyone trying to break into the publishing industry SfEP The Society for Editors and Proofreaders information for anyone who works with text good FAQ section The Publishing Training Centre industry recognised courses and information Useful industry insider blogs Former US literary agent and author Nathan Bransford blogs most days about writing editing the publishing industry and how it works also offers page critiques which aspiring editors can learn a lot from reading US literary agent Janet Reid shares her sometimes savage wisdom about submitted manuscripts and covering letters Watch and learn New York editorial assistant Ed Ass blogs about her work and life Useful Q and A from the Chicago Manual of Style A great way to learn the nuances of copy editing Sign up for free email alerts Helpful blog post featuring 6 top tips from an editor in the US with additional helpful comments More information Download free PDFs from The Publishing Training Centre which offers advice insights and information for those seeking a career in publishing Read Inside Book Publishing A career builder s guide by Giles Clark seen as the definitive guide about the publishing industry New Hart s Rules

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  • SilverWood Books - Moscow Bound
    the Gulag system Meanwhile General Pravda of military intelligence though an advocate of transparency is determined to protect a covert operation that he s been running for years General Pravda hinders Ekaterina and Scott at every turn and lawyer and client are forced to go on the run for a murder they didn t commit As they descend into the Hades that is the world of international realpolitik Scott is compelled to reconsider his own values and Pravda s life s work disintegrates when Scott uncovers a 50 year old Cold War secret which both the Russian and US governments are still trying to hide from the public domain Between 1984 and 1998 Adrian Churchward lived and worked in Moscow Budapest and Prague as an East West trade lawyer representing British American and German corporations During this period he became proficient in translating Russian commercial and legal texts into English He was one of the few Western lawyers working in the day to day arena of President Gorbachev s liberalisation process of perestroika and glasnost and which ultimately resulted in the collapse of communism and disintegration of the Soviet Union In 1991 he witnessed the abortive coup against Gorbachev and in 1993 he was again present in Moscow when Yeltsin ordered the shelling of the Russian parliament building aka the The Russian White House He lives in London has two daughters three grandsons and a cat that eats furniture Read more about Adrian at www adrianchurchward com Moscow Bound by Adrian Churchward as far as I m concerned is nothing short of a masterpiece of political fiction the novel suckered me in from the opening chapter and once I was drawn in I literally couldn t pull myself away from this fascinating intriguing and often startling plot Charlotte Barnes Mad

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  • SilverWood Books - The Embroiderer
    Nea Moni on the Greek island of Chios The subsequent decades of bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks simmer to a head when the Greek army invades Turkey in 1919 During this time Dimitra Lamartine arrives in Smyrna and gains fame and fortune as an embroiderer to the elite of Ottoman society However it is her grand daughter Sophia who takes the business to great heights only to see their world come crashing down with the outbreak of The Balkan Wars 1912 13 In 1922 Sophia begins a new life in Athens but the memory of a dire prophecy once told to her grandmother about a girl with flaming red hair begins to haunt her with devastating consequences 1972 Eleni Stephenson is called to the bedside of her dying aunt in Athens In a story that rips her world apart Eleni discovers the chilling truth behind her family s dark past plunging her into the shadowy world of political intrigue secret societies and espionage where families and friends are torn apart and where a belief in superstition simmers just below the surface The Embroiderer has been selected as a finalist for BookBzz com s Prize Writer Competition Kathryn Gauci was born in Leicestershire England and studied textile design at Loughborough College of Art and later at Kidderminster College of Art and Design where she specialised in carpet design and technology After graduating Kathryn spent a year in Vienna Austria before moving to Greece where she worked as a carpet designer in Athens for six years There followed another brief period in New Zealand before eventually settling in Melbourne Australia Before turning to writing full time Kathryn ran her own textile design studio in Melbourne for over fifteen years work which she enjoyed tremendously as it allowed her the luxury of

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  • SilverWood Books - Kritsotopoula
    Determined not to yield Rodanthe tricks the Pasha and then flees to the mountains dressed as a young man After joining rebels as Spanomanolis Beardless Manolis she draws on her unusual experiences and rare education to maintain her disguise throughout daring raids Now honored as Kritsotopoula Girl of Kritsa villagers celebrate Rodanthe s exploits annually in front of a poignant stone carving This monument portrays the moment in 1823 when brave Rodanthe s secret was exposed a point mirrored as this story culminates with a twist Infused with myths and local flavour this historical adventure gives insight to customs that still shape many lives in Kritsa today Yvonne Payne enjoys a dual life between Wiltshire UK and Kritsa a village in Crete Greece Since 2001 short term Human Resources HR contracts funded long breaks in the sun that inspired her to write fiction instead of redundancy letters Secondary school streaming meant English literature classes did not feature on Yvonne s timetable despite her being an avid reader and author of eagerly awaited hand written serialised stories for classmates Leaving school at sixteen Yvonne worked in retail a move that eventually led to her writing company newsletters and training materials which subsequently launched her successful HR career As a regular contributor to Crete related forums which included sharing children s stories based on observations of Cretan village life Yvonne finally decided that the time was right to tackle a novel With bins full of crumpled paper Yvonne realised the adage Write what you know was the answer So she started to research the true story of a Kritsa lass who in 1823 participated in a fierce battle against Ottoman oppression Research into tales of Kritsotopoula Girl of Kritsa plus firsthand experience of Cretan food customs mountain hiking and donkey trekking delivered

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  • SilverWood Books - The Bloomsbury Manuscript
    out his Uncle Jan he thought as he wiped the sleep from his eyes It was not that he had any particular desire to visit his uncle or any sense of family duty which impelled him to do so It was simply a case of empty pockets He had all but spent the money with which he had started out from Prague including the not inconsiderable sum which Magdalena struggling to hold back her tears had generously thrust into his hands as he took his leave of her Music critic Hugo Belcher in 21st century London is a charming rogue who forever short of money plans to marry a wealthy young heiress Meanwhile Sandra Grisewood a bright working class girl moves to London where she hopes one day to realise her dream of becoming an opera singer Born in 18th century Prague music teacher Antonin Vasylicek another rogue and charmer flees to England to evade his creditors and escape a scandal Their separate lives are however inextricably linked in various ways not least the discovery in Bloomsbury of the score of an opera based on Carlo Goldoni s comic play The Servant of Two Masters which a renowned musicologist believes

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  • SilverWood Books - Time for Another?
    Self Development Memoir Biography Poetry Business Children Teens Military Follow us on Sign up for eNews Time for Another Tim Davidson The Book The Author we try to make up for our many shortcomings by extending a friendly welcome to strangers who visit our little bar and often if we are lucky we are rewarded with a story sometimes a tale of woe sometimes of joy some are tales of treachery or deception some are quirky some scandalous some stories have happy endings and some not so happy Whatever it is and however it ends we all love a good story Stories told in a bar George Tom Desmond and the Colonel are regulars at the back bar of the Sloop Inn They delight in hearing stories related by visitors to the bar whom they have managed to engage in conversation stories of love infatuation surprise and deception tales with happy endings and tales ending in catastrophe The regulars themselves also become involved in a disturbing story of their own Tim Davidson lives in Clifton Bristol and is a retired solicitor He is married to Maddalena who comes from the Veneto region of Italy and they have two grown up

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  • SilverWood Books - The Exhibit
    shapes drawn on the school wall circle triangle and square but what if you don t fit The Exhibit puts human emotions on display It is a book between two cities Cambridge and Manchester with detours via wax museums and planetariums it brings down the Berlin Wall and challenges censorship in Iran reveals the love of gay marriage and has conversations with Alexander McQueen Damien Hirst and Sylvia Plath This in an impressive collection by a young poet already known for his innovative intense poetry that draws its energy from the light and dark of everyday life Michael Brown s poems seek to put our most intense feelings on display sharing our common experiences and observing humanity standing on the outside looking in Michael Brown was born in Manchester in 1983 He completed The Exhibit at Pembroke College University of Cambridge Summer 2014 He lives in Cambridge with his husband John He divides his time between poetry and teaching English Contact and Connect Website poetbrownie com Facebook facebook com poetbrownie Twitter brownie1983 Michael Brown s poetry is as full of queer spark and passion as he is his words are heart felt and full of raw honesty Dominic Berry I

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