Behind Closed Doors: an interview with B.A. Paris

Have you read Behind Closed Doors? If you haven’t, you should! It was so gripping I couldn’t put it down – luckily we had recently started a lunchtime reading club at work, so I didn’t have to. As soon as I finished it I was lending it to anybody who hadn’t read it and raving about it to anyone that would listen.

It was the debut psychological thriller from author B.A. Paris who recently brought out her second book, The Breakdown and is currently writing a third.

So, who better to talk books with than the author of one of my favourites…

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Short Story: One Way Ticket

This year I entered the Dragonfly Tea short story competition for the third year in a row.

The writing competition is run in conjunction with the Henley Literary Festival which takes place every October and this year the theme was journey.

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Latitude

On our mission to try as many different festivals as possible, this year we headed to Latitude, in Suffolk. Starting just three days after my birthday we thought this would be the perfect way to celebrate plus it is located in Suffolk, just two hours from where we live – slightly closer than the trek we made down to Boardmasters last year.

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Content Corner: June

Erik Lundqvist

Politics continued into this month as the snap election ended in a hung parliament – which meant Theresa May lost her majority and formed a worrying alliance with “her friends” in the DUP. Meanwhile, Labour increased their popularity, particularly among the youth. So, naturally, there was a lot of political content …

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The Power of Using Animals in Marketing

Influencers have changed the game when it comes to marketing – these are people who have thousands, if not millions, of followers who look to them for inspiration and advice. They are seen as a trustworthy source for brand and product credibility, which is why you will see an image of them posing with a brand new Mulberry bag or enjoying a bottle of Echo Falls accompanied by the hashtag #ad.

The Body Shop has turned to influencers for its next campaign but no, it’s not Zoella or Tanya Burr that they’ve enlisted, it is Tuna, Toast and Mr Bagel who are a Chiweenie, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Chinchilla.

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