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UK Indie Lit Fest Re-Branding 2019

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Last UK Indie Fest Before Re-Branding

I cannot believe it is just over one week, since the  UK Indie Lit Fest  FREE Book Event took place at Kala Sangam in Bradford. It turned out to be the last one under this name because the event is being re-branded and will be known henceforth as Indie Fest UK offering events featuring not only Indie Authors but a whole lot more. Details still being put together. One thing I can share with you is the brand new logo.

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The Roses & Dreams Team at the Lit Fest

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It was so lovely to meet up with my good friend Maria Gibbs for this annual event. The pair of us had a wonderful time catching up with friends both old and new. We sold a handful of books between us but personally I came away with more than I went with.

Book Haul from the 2019 UK Indie Lit Fest

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The Other Side of the Streets by Maria Gibbs

Sophie ~ Witch Hunter by K.S. Marsden

Moving Day by Pamela A. Pedder

M.I.C.E. and the Dragon Worm by William Coniston (Book 2)

M.I.C.E. and the Future by William Coniston (Book 3)

Bluetooth & the World Wide Web David Hardcastle & E. Rachael Hardcastle

Rosie and the Magical Maraca by Andrea Hornby

A Pocketful of Whispers by Michael Wombat

Red Christmas by Michael Wombat

Tooth and Claw: A short dragon tale  by Michael Wombat

Blood on the Ground: and other short stories by Michael Wombat

(A free copy from Michael, Thank you kind sir)

The Church of Freyr by Duncan Thompson


So as you can see I came home with a real mixed bag of books. We took absolutley loads of photographs and time permitting I hope to share more on the attending authors over the coming weeks.

Thank you for visiting

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UK Indie Lit Fest FREE Book Event 2019

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The Fourth Annual UK Indie Lit Fest is happening this summer!

Bringing together over 30 Indie authors & poets from across the United Kingdom, the UK Indie Lit Fest 2019 is a FREE family day out with so much to offer. With attending authors selling signed copies of their books – Live Readings, Workshops, Q+A panels and Publishing houses in attendance, Plus Much More…

So bring the family and come along to this fantastic day out in the city of Bradford. You can find us at the Kala Sangam arts centre.

Over for another year, the UK Indie Lit Fest

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UK Indie Lit Fest 2018

What an amazing day, the rain did not keep the sunshine from entering Kala Sangam  in Bradford where the 3rd annual UK Indie Lit Fest was hosted last weekend. There were so many talented writers chatting with a great number of Book Lovers and readers of all ages. There are tons of photographs to check out on all the social media pages but visit the lit fest website for some of the best ones. Click the logo to visit.

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Book Lover, Superfan, WINNER.

Although the UK Indie Lit Fest is a FREE Book Event all those attending were asked to download a FREE ticket. This not only helped us with finding out the numbers who might have been attending, but the ticket also acted as a raffle ticket with the opportunity for one lucky attending book lover to win a signed book.

No one was more suprised than our superfan and blogger Rainne Atkins who was the winner of the draw. She was telling me last year she spent around £200 on books, so she has been saving for a whole year. The way she was buying books I bet she exceeded last years spend? Rainne is a wonderul person and always happy to help Indie Authors, Writers & Poets. Congratulations to her the prize could not go to a better person (Actually I think she used the prize to treat her granddaughter Shanice to a book by our Indie Author friend K.S. Marsden.

Click HERE to visit Rainne’s wonderful blog and see the phenomenal amout of books she reads and reviews.

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Lit Fest Image with Winner Rainne

From left to right Pete Singh leader of the #IndieArmy volunteers, Directors Chris Turnbull, Me in the glasses Rose English, Director Joe Kipling. At the back Nick Singh representing our sponsors IngramSpark then Shanice with her grandma Winner/Superfan Rainne Atkins and the main Director and the brains behind the event Dawn Singh.

Thanks for visiting don’t forget to check out the photo’s

Happy Reading

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#IndieAuthorWeekUK 9th to 16th June 2018

Oh I am just loving celebrating the books of Indie Authors around the UK I have already added so many fabulous books to my reading list. How about you? You can find out what others have been doing on the Indie Author Week UK page over on Facebook click the image below

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I’ve been helping to #SpreadTheWord and I am going to do that here also, with the images borrowed from UK Indie Lit Fest.

I myself will be taking part in the Indie Lit Fest event with my lovely author friend Maria Gibbs we share a table at Book Events as Roses & Dreams click HERE to read more about the pair of us working together.

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You can visit the UK Indie Lit Fest website for more info on the FREE Book Event taking place at Kala Sangam in Bradford Yorkshire on Saturday 28/07/2018 Click the logo to find out more

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Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled all week, you may find yourself a couple of new favourite authors to follow. I have already and we are just over halfway through the week.

Happy Reading one and all

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#WorldBookDay #ShareAStory

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My Indie Author friends and I at #UKIndieLitFest are all excited today as we are helping to celebrate #WorldBookDay we will be sharing stories throughout the day.

If you have a story to share why not post a link in the comments below. The day is mainly aimed at sharing stories with children and younger readers but we like to share stories with all.

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To find out more about all this year’s participating authors and poets why not visit the website. Click the logo below.

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Happy #ShareAStory Day

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