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Hobbit Day

Hobbit Day

Dates

22nd Sep each year
September 22nd is the Birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, two characters from J.R.R. Tolkiens popular Middle Earth Cycle books (The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings respectively) in which Hobbits, typically between two and four feet tall and nothing like your... [read more]

Small Press Month

Small Press Month

Dates

  • Mar, 2017
  • Mar, 2016
  • Mar, 2015
Have you written a book or hope to? There are so many options for writers today that did not exist a few decades ago. Small Press Month celebrates this fact by shining a light on many of the great authors around the world. It celebrates not only the authors... [read more]

I Love to Write Day

I Love to Write Day

Dates

15th Nov each year
Writing is not just for acclaimed authors. After all, they had to start somewhere too, and even though it may seem hard to believe, every famous writer started the first chapter of their first book with just one word. I Love to Write day was founded by author... [read more]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Dates

The First Thursday in March
  • 2nd Mar, 2017
  • 3rd Mar, 2016
  • 5th Mar, 2015
Some people like to read the biographies of the most influential people in history, like Martin Luther King or Mahatma Ghandi. Some people like novels that send chills down their spines, from goth horror novels like Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” to... [read more]

Short Story Day

Short Story Day

Dates

21st Dec each year
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou Do you love literature? Do you feel you have an inner creative streak you’ve never yet acted on? Do you have a brilliant idea that you’re afraid isn’t long... [read more]

Sherlock Holmes Day

Sherlock Holmes Day

Dates

22nd May each year
World-renowned detective. Most portrayed character in history. Icon. Who are we speaking of? Why, Sherlock Holmes, of course! Any self-respecting amateur detective would guess that! The ultimate detective archetype, the character of Sherlock Holmes has been a... [read more]

We Love Memoirs Day

We Love Memoirs Day

Dates

31st Aug each year
We Love Memoirs was set up on 31st August 2013 by two memoir authors, Victoria Twead and Alan Parks, who wanted to create a place where memoir readers and authors could come together and chat. Victoria Twead is a New York Times bestselling author of... [read more]

Buy a Book Day

Buy a Book Day

Dates

7th Sep each year
TV and movies have taken over our lives these days. That's not to say that watching certain TV shows or movies is a waste of our time—there are many well-made, thought-provoking things to be watched. And of course, thanks to Kindle, carrying even multiple... [read more]
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