Cornish Reading Challenge: Thank You!

As the third annual Cornish Reading Challenge comes to a close, I want to thank everyone who's joined in and made it a success. To the authors, for their hard work and participation. This wouldn't work if it wasn't for you. To the readers, who get involved and create a buzz. I hope you enjoy [...]

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Cornish Reading Challenge: Visiting God’s own country

This June, we'll be paying a visit to our favourite place in the world: Cornwall. Going back as an emmet will be strange, but we're excited to spend six days in God's own country. We've decided to stay in Fowey, in a lovely little cottage called Ebb Tide. It sleeps 4 people, and is perfectly [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Writing in secret places with Jane Johnson

Jane Johnson is from Cornwall and has worked in the book industry for over 30 years, as a bookseller, publisher and writer. She was responsible for publishing the works of J. R. R. Tolkien during the 1980s and 1990s and worked on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, spending many months in New Zealand with [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Tina Hartas from TripFiction shares her Cornish book recommendations

  TripFiction is so pleased to take part in the Cornish Reading Challenge 2017! We know that there are several authors who have agreed to take part on an individual basis, so we thought we would bring together some new and some old favourites, so that people taking part in the challenge have as broad [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Win a copy of Cry of the Gulls by Kate Ryder

Cornish author Kate Ryder is offering a copy of Cry of the Gulls to one lucky winner! To the outside world Oliver Foxley leads a charmed life. Married to the attractive and independent Deanna, he is a successful, award-winning actor with the world at his feet. However, Oliver’s life is one huge jigsaw puzzle with [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Explore the magic of the moors with Terri Nixon

Since publishing in paperback for the first time in 2002, Terri has appeared in both print and online fiction collections, and is proud to have contributed to the Shirley Jackson award-nominated hardback collection: Bound for Evil by Dead Letter Press. As a Hybrid author, her first commercially published novel was Maid of Oaklands Manor, published [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Read Street of the Scream by Sharon Tregenza

Children's author and Cornish maid Sharon Tregenza has provided The Bandwagon with her short story, Street of the Scream, for Cornish Reading Challenge participants to read and enjoy. Beware the scream that can’t be seen, the icy stare, beware, beware – or it will push you over. Saved by the bell? All well, all well, [...]