7 Instagram Tips for Authors

This post was updated in June 2020. As a keen Bookstagrammer, I come across author accounts all the time. Some are brilliant, but it’s become increasingly clear that many writers aren’t sure how to max out their pages. As a…

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5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

We’re still at the beginning of our experiment to produce an avid reader as Little M is only five, but she’s already showing an interest in books and reads for enjoyment.  With book-obsessed parents, she’s definitely had a head start,…

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Getting Featured on the Instagram Weekend Hashtag Project (#WHP)

We have been featured twice on the Instagram Weekend Hashtag Project.  The first time was in April 2018 when our photo of a book tree was published on Instagram ‘s main grid for the #whp🌲 challenge.  We gained 2K followers…

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How I Choose My Holiday Reads

I’ve been thinking about this question a lot recently as we’re due to go on holiday to the Isles of Scilly soon and I want to make sure that my travel reads are as satisfying as possible. It would be…

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7 Important Questions to Ask Before You Cull Your Books

If you’re a long-term booklover, chances are that you have had to cull your books at least once.  We hit this point on a yearly basis – usually when we’ve reached the point where our titles have begun to take…

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