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London Book Fair

March 2019

Sue had the pleasure of visiting the London Book Fair this month to connect with publishers and other authors.

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Sue getting ready for the live interview with London Book Fair Live and chatting  with fellow Endeavour Media author Crime writer AA Chaudhuri

Click the image to watch short highlights from Sue's visit to the London Book Fair 2019. 


Sue says 'Great to meet publishers, authors, enjoy the bookish buzz!'

Happy World Book Day!

March 2019

Sue met over 300 enthusiastic young readers and various adults and teachers yesterday at Duston Primary and Duston Library. Fab costumes everyone! A wonderful turn out for World Book Day 2019.

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Magic Animals go to Romania!

March 2019

Gorgeous new Romanian editions just arrived. Sue says 'Great to welcome young Romanian readers to the Magic Kitten, Magic Puppy and Magic Bunny family!'

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For the Love of Books

February 2019

This month, Sue was interviewed by Lily Burke, a journalist from Northampton currently working on a short magazine called For the Love of Books, a publication specialising in literature focused around Northamptonshire. In the interview, Sue will be discussing her influences and inspirations as a sucessful best-selling author. The magazine will be published on 27th March.


Lily Burke is also a presenter and content producer at Inspirtation FM Radio 107.8 and will be interviewing Sue for International Women's Day on 8th March. Studio time to be announced. 

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Sue being interviewed by journalist Lily and photographer Arthur

Reader News!

January 2019

 

Congratulations to this young super-reader from Queensland, Australia. She read 247 Rainbow Magic books in 5 months. Wow! Sue says "Thank you for the fab letter and for telling me how much you enjoyed these books, some of which I wrote as Daisy Meadows."

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WIP Research

February 2019

Sue being measured for bespoke shoes by Master Last Maker, Michael of Springline. All in the interests of research for her novel in progress set in Victorian Northamptonshire and the shoe trade.

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Just Be a Child

Sue supports Just Be a Child, a charity that inspires and supports Kenyan children to read. The charity is looking for writers to donate books so please click the logo to take a look at their website if you can help.

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For Writers

On Writing


'...the art of pretence, fabrication and telling lies is part of my stock-in-trade. To begin with, I must strive to believe my own lies. It’s important that my characters become so convincing - so ‘real’ to me - they take on a life of their own... Click here to read more

 

Advice for New Writers


People often ask me for tips about writing and how to get published. So here are some thoughts on the subject. I hope you find them useful and constructive.

First of all – writers must write... CLICK HERE to read more

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Latest We Other Feedback

 

"I loved the intricate weaving of the faery and mundane worlds, the depth of the characters, and the honest clarity of the emotions portrayed. I will very much be looking forward to a continuation of this story!"

 

Amazon – 5 stars 

 



I have been disappointed by some books about the Faery Realm in the past that just haven't quite delivered. Thankfully, "We Other" delivers by the bucket-load! Sue Bentley's writing is dark and atmospheric, and a hint of menace drips through it. These are most definitely not the faeries of the Disney or Flower Fairy variety. They are cruel, and unpredictable, and filled with a dark malevolence. The descriptions in the book are so vivid that I became totally immersed in what I was reading, and could picture the settings as clearly as the back of my own hand.


Amazon – 5 stars 


 

Where do I begin with such a wonderful novel! We other is a dark fairytale mixed with modern day life. The storyline is fast paced and reeled me in from the first chapter. The story switches from a few different character perspectives. Jess the main character, has a troubled life with an alcoholic mother, my heart ached for her and the situation she's in. Jess has an inner strength and a hidden secret that even she isn't aware of... We other is an epic read, it deals with gritty issues from the modern day world intertwined with a dark magical element. I could not put this book down. This is the perfect book to get lost in but be warned, it is addictive!


Amazon – 5 stars