Celebrating Together – Isle of Wight Day 2016 Book

 

Celebrating Together - IOW Day 2016 Book - Cover - 72dpi

Beachy books has recently worked with Robin Courage, the High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight, to create and publish a book of photos taken on the inaugural Isle of Wight Day in 2016.

The hardback book called ‘Celebrating Together‘ contains over 500 photos taken by Islanders and celebrates the various events that happened on the day.

The 80-page book is priced at £15 and will be available from the County Press Shop, ferry terminals and other retailers, which will be announced soon.

All proceeds go to the High Sheriff’s Trust which helps deserving causes on the Isle of Wight.

Celebrating Together - IOW Day 2016 Book - page009 - 72dpi

Celebrating Together - IOW Day 2016 Book - page039 - 72dpi

I am very pleased to see the book (held by Robin Courage) featured on the front page of the Weekender section of the Isle of Wight County Press (Feb 10, 2017) and a piece in the paper about the book.

Celebrating Together - Weekender front cover showing robin Courage holding book - IWCP Feb 10th 2017 - web

Celebrating Together launch PR - IWCP Feb 10th 2017 - web

Editing After Rejection – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 17

Philip kicks off 2017 by rambling on a frosty morning about his near miss with an agent, rejection and his process of editing a novel.

With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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Don’t Stop Believing – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 16

Philip rambles about some very very good news for him, how it’s easy to lose faith in your writing, dragonfly spotting, and he attempts to sing.

Philip Bell, published author, writer and publisher at Beachy Books, rambles on about writing while on his country rambles. He rambles about writing, children’s books, publishing, self publishing, and anything to do with books and literature. With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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From Brain 2 Paper – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 15

Philip rambles on how frustrating it is to get the idea from your head onto paper without compromise, all while walking too fast so he gets out of breath.

With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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The Love of Short Stories – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 14

Philip rambles about his love for the short story form, all to a soundtrack of summer wildlife.

With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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Fairyland Fairytales – all written by children!

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Beachy Books is very proud to announce we have just published a big, bright, magical book called Fairyland Fairytales that contains loads of stories about fairies all written by children.

Fairyland Fairytales written by children - Book Cover

The book was commissioned by Pat Whybrow of The Old Thatch Teashop in Shanklin, Isle of Wight. She wanted us to create a book of stories written by children who visit her teashop and fairy garden, with the aim of donating all profits to a charity close to her heart called Children with Cancer UK.

Fairyland Fairytales written by children - Interior Example Pages

The book is one of our most complex in design, with the children’s stories arranged over classic fairy art. The writers ranged from children of only 3 (with some help from their families) to teenagers, and stories of only a few lines to longer fairy tales and poems, so there’s something for everyone.

Fairyland Fairytales is priced at £10 and is ONLY available direct in person from The Old Thatch Teashop in Shanklin, Isle of Wight or can be ordered from their website.

All profits go direct to Children with Cancer UK.

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Describing The World Brand New – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 13

Philip rambles about the process of making writing your own, and originality, arepas and public rights of way, all while walking.

With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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Dealing With Rejection – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 12

Philip feels upbeat in spite of getting rejections on his novel. A writer rambling and spring bird song. What more could you want?

With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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Ch-Ch-Changes Goodbye Bowie – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 11

Philip walks in mud while taking inspiration from David Bowie. What would happen if an author ch-ch-changed their book style each time? Would you create your own epitaph if you could?

Philip Bell, published author, writer and publisher at Beachy Books, rambles on about writing while on his country rambles. He rambles about writing, children’s books, publishing, self publishing, and anything to do with books and literature. With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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Judge A Book By Its Cover – Beachy Rambles – Beachy Books Podcast – Episode 10

Recorded in summer 2014, Philip rambles about his experience creating book covers and his favourites. Do you judge a book by the cover? Does reading the same story with a different cover affect the story?

Philip Bell, published author, writer and publisher at Beachy Books, rambles on about writing while on his country rambles. He rambles about writing, children’s books, publishing, self publishing, and anything to do with books and literature. With thanks to Dan O’Neill, who composed the wonderful music.

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