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Member News – September

  A sequel to Into the Mouth of the Lion, by A.B. Kyazze is coming soon. Called Ahead of the Shadows, it is another fast-paced story set in war zones, this time in DR Congo and Darfur, Sudan, but…

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Ill Wind

By Dea Parkin “Ill Wind” was selected as the finalist of the 2022 Byte Shorts Showcase.  The wind keened across the Trojan plain. Huddled in the camp, shivering in a thin fur, Lysander stared at his s…

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Shallows

By Nic Mira “Shallows” was selected as the finalist of the 2022 Byte Shorts Showcase.  A lone, late gull swoops across the departing boat’s wake, the oarsman standing at the stern and pushing against…

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Member News – June 2022

Andy Charman’s historical novel Crow Court was selected as the Best British Novel by the Festival du Premier Roman de Chambéry 2022, an award previously won by Claire Fuller and Gail Honeyman. Andy wa…

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Member News – May 2022

Each month we gather news from our members to share with the network! This is what’s happening this month… Byte The Book member and founder of Bookswarm Simon Thorpe recently launched a new website…

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Payback

By Laurence Kershook “Payback” was selected as the finalist of the 2022 Byte Shorts Showcase.  Watch the live reading. https://bytethebook.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/LKershook-reading.mp4 I clearl…

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Byte Experts: Self Publishing

By Laurence Kershook Thursday 24 March 2022: the date when my debut novel, The Broygus, at long last went on sale from Amazon, with a choice of paperback or e-book. The moment had finally come, after…

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Member News – April 2022

Each month we gather news from our members to share with the network! This is what’s happening this month…   Byte The Book member and Bookswarm Director Simon Appleby recently launched several…

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Holding In The Light

by Helen Bell “Holding In The Light” was selected as the finalist of the 2022 Byte Shorts Showcase.  Ash’s family perched around his bed, looking horribly like vultures. I stood, at the back of the ro…

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Members Help Each Other at LBF 2022

We founded the Byte the Book club on the premise of helping members and attendees of their events make valuable connections in the publishing world. At this year’s London Book Fair, we set up a recipr…

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Byte Experts: Encore Careers

By Jane Austin How long is it before one calls oneself a writer? I was well into my second novel before I took the plunge. It happened after teaming up with two writer friends, Janet Dean Knight and Y…

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Member News – March 2022

Each month we gather news from our members to share with the network! This is what’s happening this month…   Laurence Kershook’s novel, The Broygus, was published last week. Set in Hackney in 1…

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