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Meet the Avon x Mushens Shortlist: Ingrid Banerjee

Ingrid Banerjee’s novel has been shortlisted for the Avon x Mushens Entertainment Prize. Find out more about Ingrid below. Meet Ingrid: Ingrid is a writer and arts producer from Stoke-on-Trent. Her writing focuses on filling the gaps and frustrations she has long felt exist in crime fiction whilst… Read More
Angelina Melwani

Meet the Avon x Mushens Shortlist: Angelina Melwani

Angelina Melwani’s novel has been shortlisted for the Avon x Mushens Entertainment Prize. Find out more about Angelina below. Meet Angelina: I marketed posh skin care, got married, had a baby, launched my own business teaching Sing and Sign, started writing a book and was on Richard and… Read More
Farrah Yusuf

Meet the Avon x Mushens Shortlist: Farrah Yusuf

Farrah Yusuf’s novel has been shortlisted for the Avon x Mushens Entertainment Prize. Find out more about Farrah below. Meet Farrah: Born in Pakistan and raised in London. Her short stories have been short or long listed in the BBC National Short Story, Asian Writer, Leicester Writes and… Read More
Mimi Deb

Meet the Avon x Mushens Shortlistee: Mimi Deb

Mimi Deb’s novel has been shortlisted for the Avon x Mushens Entertainment Prize. Find out more about Mimi below. Meet Mimi: An English Literature graduate, previously a journalist and TV person, currently a writer, rookie runner, and prodigal pianist. Can you tell us what your novel is about?… Read More
Dee Spencer

Meet the Avon x Mushens Shortlist: Dee Spencer

Dee Spencer’s novel has been shortlisted for the Avon x Mushens Entertainment Prize. Learn more about Dee below. Meet Dee: I decided to learn the craft of novel writing following the death of my Jamaican dad. He was an aspiring writer and always encouraged me.  Can you give… Read More
The Magic Phone Call by Joanne Sefton

The Magic Phone Call by Joanne Sefton

As an unpublished writer, one of the things I loved to do (usually to avoid doing something productive like – you know – actually writing stuff) was read blogs and articles in which real authors told the tale of their journey to publication. Most contained encouraging messages (‘Armfuls of rejections… Read More
One Little Lie by Sam Carrington

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly?

As I write this, the publication of One Little Lie is just around the corner and I am getting ready for the chaos, excitement and nerves to kick in. Being a digital-first author, the internet – specifically social media – will be the main focus for me getting the word… Read More
Unleash Your Dark Side By Claire Allan

Unleash Your Dark Side

From the age of 14 I was obsessed with women’s fiction. I dreamed of writing books like my heroes – Maeve Binchy, Patricia Scanlan, Sheila O’Flanagan and then, as I grew a bit older, Marian Keyes. I wanted to tell stories… Read More