To Cut a Short Story Long

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‘To cut a long story short’ (Slang) Idiom, meaning to make only the final point in a long story. An elegant and cultured lady of my acquaintance, now dead, coined the inversion of that slang phrase, when describing the tendency of … Continue reading

Story Bazaar Summer Sales

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It’s that time of year and the book buying public are preparing for their Summer holidays. Publishers with huge promotional budgets have been placing ads on public transport, in magazines and every where they think they’ll get a good return. … Continue reading

Front Page

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Lots of different Story Bazaar news items to cover this week, from a new ‘e’ publication (free to Story Bazaar Readers Club subscribers) to a new website and information about free creative writing classes in south London. The Story Bazaar … Continue reading

Clapham Book Festival – The Programme

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The Programme for the Clapham Book Festival 2017 on 6th May has been completed and authors signed up. The fun begins at 2 o’clock in the afternoon with ‘Death in the Afternoon’ This is a panel discussion chaired by Natasha … Continue reading