Neil Nixon has been writing since his student days, and in 1999 was the first person in the UK to found an undergraduate programme in Professional Writing. His work goes from the respectable (Sony Award nomination and acclaimed academic textbooks), to sick humour, advertising and writing for operations as varied as Sooty Films and Rough Guides.
This book is aimed at people who wish to have a career as a writer. It highlights the opportunities that exist for writers, offers advice about how to generate an income from your writing by showing you the way your ideas and words can be employed to earn money. The author, Neil Nixon, is a freelance journalist, writer and author for over 25 years, with experience of factual, fictional and public relations work – so it really is advice from an experienced 'horse’s mouth'. There is a Self-Publishing Conference being held at the University of Leicester on 30 March 2014 and Lovereading members are entitled to a £10 discount on the standard registration fee. Click here to download the booking form and to find out more. Click here to find out more about the conference.
Football is our national game. It's fun, it's played all over the country and lots of people LOVE FOOTBALL! But, even if you LOVE FOOTBALL! How much do you know about the game? This book looks at all the things that make up a football club, showing you who looks after injured players, who keeps the team's kit clean and what it takes to make everything happen as it should on the day of a match. Along the way you'll meet some dedicated people and learn a few new words. Once you have read this book, we hope you will LOVE FOOTBALL! even more.
This is the story of a season in which Carlisle United made history. Starting with the first Carlisle player in forty years to make an international appearance, working its way through three managers, taking in a record breaking run of home wins and ending with a deflected ball, a despairing dive, and a play-off goal that broke Cumbrian hearts, this is the story of all the games, the goings on and all the and the gossip of a season that took Carlisle United to their highest league finish in 22 years. Written by Neil Nixon (Singin' the Blues), this is a book no self-respecting member of the Blue Army will want to be without.
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