Archive for June, 2014

E-Book, Big Developments, Next Steps
Posted on: June 30th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Befana Drama 2 has gone on sale in the Kindle store and we are making the most of keeping that as an exclusive arrangement at present by using one of our promotional pushes to coincide with Independence Day in the USA – July 4.   On July 4, it will be free to download Befana [...]

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Befana Drama 2 In Kindle Store Within 24 Hours
Posted on: June 29th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Today’s news from Gianna Della Luna is that a new book is underway, this being written for a particular purpose and a deadline of late September, while Befana Drama 2 will now available as an e-book within the Kindle store within the next 24 hours.   We may possibly run some free download promotions for [...]

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Latest News: Things WILL Change in July!!
Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Sorry to those of you waiting for lots of exciting news from Gianna Della Luna.  The reality is that we’ve had no time to do anything with the books this week, or much of last week, due to various issues with the day job and work overload.  However, July should be a key month.   [...]

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All Set For The Scampagnata
Posted on: June 21st, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Looking forward to tomorrow’s Scampagnata at Alva in Scotland.  For the uninitiated, it’s a great outdoor picnic for Italian-Scottish families, of which there are many, with a football game, food stalls and other things (including me!) thrown in!   I’ve no idea what to expect, but I have seen the eyes of those with Italian [...]

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Children’s Author to Attend Scampagnata At Alva
Posted on: June 12th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

The author of a children’s book based on Italy’s traditional festive present bringer, The Befana, will be attending the popular Scampagnata, organised by Italian Scotland and to be held at Alva’s Cochrane Park on Sunday, June 22. Gianna Hartwright, author of The Befana Drama and The Befana Drama 2: Capriccia’s Conundrum, will be signing books [...]

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Time For A ‘Casa Editrice’ To Snap Up The “Genius Idea”!
Posted on: June 7th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

“What a genius idea.  I can’t believe nobody in Italy’s thought of it  … making her an all-action figure, instead of an old witch …”   These words are still ringing in my ears.  They come from someone who’s half-Italian and who wants to get The Befana Drama for his mother.  It’s exactly what I’ve [...]

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Theme Parks, Health, Inclusion – Creative Writing Workshops To Suit Your Need!
Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

It’s been an exciting, if challenging, evening, swiftly putting together a talk that will help pupils at South Shore Academy, in Blackpool, to create a literary theme park.  This is a great demonstration of how I can tailor and adapt writing workshops to suit any theme!   Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s education department has asked me [...]

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