Jo Blackwell

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The Dad Project

© Briony Campbell

Briony Campbell, Photographer Inspiration comes from many places, sometimes the most unexpected. For photographer, Briony Campbell, inspiration grew from something so painful, so personal that to view the result is both breathtaking and heart breaking. As a photographer I am constantly seeking visual inspiration beyond the genres in which I am currently working. Recently,  I stumbled […]

Amazon #1Bestseller!

Three Brother Bears

I was delighted – and surprised – to discover at the weekend that my first Children’s book, The Three Brother Bears and the Deep, Dark Woods, had been designated a #1 Bestseller by publishing giant, Amazon. Every author’s dream, for sure, and gift for my marketing. Welcome to the wonderful world of online book promotion and […]

Short Story – ROAR!

Iceland

Here is my new short story: Roar! (or 20,000 words a day) This is the first piece of short fiction I’ve written for almost 20 years. At that time, I was a regular contributor to magazines such as Take a Break Bella Best My Weekly The Lady and Family Circle. This isn’t a “tea break” kind of story though. It is longer, […]

A Journey through History on a Magic Horse

PJ Flynn

Author Interview: PJ Flynn Working as a plasterer for most of his adult life, author PJ Flynn turned to writing in 2002 after hip replacement surgery, and hasn’t looked back since. His children’s book series, The Magic Horse Mysteries, takes the reader on fantastical adventures through history. The books are now sold worldwide and he has a […]

Children’s ebook – Free for 3 days only!

The Three Brother Bears and the Deep, Dark Woods

STOP PRESS – FREE CHILDREN’S EBOOK! Following the release of my debut children’s book, The Three Brother Bears and the Deep, Dark Woods, last month, I am happy to tell you it is now also available as an ebook on Amazon. To celebrate, I have listed it as free until Monday 3rd November. I hope […]

Potter does Positive Tip

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I had to share this with you today – Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe, killing “Alphabet Aerobics” by Blackalicious on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon  in the US. It’s easy for us erm… more mature music lovers to dismiss rap as violent, misogynistic and foul mouthed. In fact, push aside the dross and you […]

The Value of a Good Designer

Hemingwaydesign

I’ve been inspired this afternoon by British Designer, Wayne Hemingway MBE. Speaking at The University of Northampton, the co-founder of the fashion company  Red or Dead now runs HemingwayDesign with his wife and business partner, Gerardine. The talk was aimed at the Fashion students who took up most of the hall. For me, being the same age […]

Why blog?

Celebrate Life!

So – I’ve set this thing up – I guess I’d better get started! You might be wondering why I’ve set up this new site, when I’m so behind on the blogging on my photography site. Not to mention the fact that I’ve just launched the Children’s Website and online Club for the Three Brother […]