Authors & Reviews
“Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke talks about his autobiography, I Wanna Be Yours
When Northern Soul speaks to John Cooper Clarke about his new autobiography and sings its praises to the skies, he’s right in the middle of recording the audiobook version and seems to appreciate the plaudits.Read the full story..
‘There are children playing in the street.’ That is the first stage direction for the first scene of a new television serial aired on December 9, 1960, Coronation Street.Read the full story..
Book Review: Challenge Everything – An Extinction Rebellion Guide to Saving the Planet by Blue Sandford
Extinction Rebellion gets a lot of bad press.Read the full story..
Life may not be all that harmonious at the moment, but what binds us together is our unique eccentricity. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than when we’re at leisure with all of our strange customs.Read the full story..
One of the great things about the annual Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, at least until 2020’s forced hiatus, has always been the way authors and fans mix so freely, not least in the hotel bar. But Holly Watt’s first experience of it last year, when she was on Val McDermid’s vaunted New Blood panel on the strength of her award-winning debut novel To The Lions, wasn’t exactly like that.Read the full story..
Most commercial endeavours seem to be waiting for lockdown to be eased further before launching anything new.Read the full story..
“Stay true to the kind of work you want to produce.” Author Gaynor Jones reflects on what it means to be a Northern writer
Gaynor Jones, winner of Northern Soul Writer of the Year 2018, looks back on a year that was full of surprises.Read the full story..
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- “Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke talks about his autobiography, I Wanna Be Yours
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