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I recently took part in Ninja Book Box’s London Bookshop Crawl and, judging from the weight of my backpack as I eventually headed home, it was very successful. I didn’t join the main group as they headed around London together but by following and using the hashtag #LondonBookshopCrawl I was still able to feel connected to my fellow b

Our story of the week is a story about fame from the writer Ursula Brunetti. Ursula is a professional copywriter, journalist and short story writer currently living in London with her husband and children. Her short stories have been highly commended by Visual Verse, Ink Tears, Creative Ink and Cinnamon Press. Ursula has been publis

Fancy a love story or two? We've found a variety of stories to suit every taste. Why not try one of each? Sweet In the mood for something sweet? Try these stories for that warm, bubbly feeling. New Year’s Eve at the Nun’s Purse A yearly meeting – could it turn into something more?       The Blue Rose …b

Our story of the week is a coming-of-age story from the writer Mike Fox. Mike has co-authored a book and published many articles and stories. In 2014 and 2016 he was awarded second prize in the Bedford International Short Story Competition. His story The Homing Instinct, first published in Confingo, has been selected to appear in the

Publishers love getting submissions. We know that each one represents a great deal of hard work and passion. Which is why at Fairlight Books we’ve pledged to consider every submission we receive. It’s important to us to give each writer a chance, regardless of whether they have an agent or not. However, it’s essential for writers, e

Our story of the week is a gentle story from the writer Lee Wright. Lee writes fiction, non-fiction and reviews. He studied under Man Booker winner Alison Moore and is currently taking an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Leicester. Lee began writing a weekly sports column for the Hinckley Times newspaper in 2008. He publ

The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail… We’re having a Twitter The Prince of Mirrors Giveaway! To enter for a chance to win a signed advance reader copy simply retweet the indicated post, follow us on Twitter @FairlightBooks, and tag a friend in the ori

Have you ever dreamed of opening up a bookshop? It is, after all, the perfect excuse to surround yourself with a beautiful collection of titles to share with your community. For sisters Amanda Davidge (left) and Rebecca Bettin (right), the dream is about to come true. While still in the early stages of planning the launch of Lost in Book