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Writing, miscellany, and books by Keith Houston
Writing, miscellany, and books by Keith Houston

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The Polish edition of #THEBOOK is out now! Look at that cover - and with a bookmark to boot. Excellent stuff. 

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Happy new year from +Shady Characters! Here's a piece I wrote last year for The Author, the journal of the Society of Authors (http://www.societyofauthors.org/).

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The 2016 +Shady Characters gift guide is now up! Spoiler alert: it's really short.

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Fancy winning a copy of The Book? Wonders and Marvels are running a giveaway via their newsletter. Sign up here: http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/
Time for a surprise post! I'm still on hiatus, but I recently published a guest post at www.wondersandmarvels.com and I'm happy to announce that it is now available at +Shady Characters. Read more below!


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Time for a surprise post! I'm still on hiatus, but I recently published a guest post at www.wondersandmarvels.com and I'm happy to announce that it is now available at +Shady Characters. Read more below!


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So! My wife Leigh and I have just had a baby and I'm going to take a short break from +Shady Characters. More in the attached blog post, but in the meantime, please keep the comments, shares and +1s coming!

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ICYMI, I'll be giving a talk on the history of #THEBOOK at the +St Bride Foundation next March! Details are here:
http://www.shadycharacters.co.uk/2016/10/st-bride-foundation-23rd-march-2017/
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Miscellany № 77, in which a pizza restaurant doubles down on the ampersand, is now up! Read it here. (Image courtesy of David Hoogland.)

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