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Twists, Coincidences & More!
Posted on: November 8th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

This has been a truly exciting week for The Befana Drama, with the completion of our first spin-off book, which I reported earlier in the week.  However, I’m now so hooked on this new series of books that I’ve already started to plan the next spin-off book.   The formula behind these books is very [...]

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Method in the Madness – While I’m Still Alive!
Posted on: July 3rd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

There’s some exciting stuff going on over the next few days & weeks.  We can’t talk too much about the weeks, as it’s all up in the air right now, but as for the days …   People think we’re a little bit mad making Befana Drama 2’s e-book available for free download in the [...]

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Befana Drama 2: A Behind The Scenes Look At Its Story
Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Can excitedly report that Befana Drama 2: Capriccia’s Conundrum is finished and just having the final proofing carried out.  It will probably end up being just over 300 pages long and definitely packed with action from first to last.  So what’s it all about?   Well, naturally, it had to pick up on some strands [...]

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65 days to go!
Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

The race is on to get everything ready for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, where we will be introducing The Befana Drama brand to the Italian and worldwide publishing community for potentially the first time.   We’re hoping eyes will light up when attendees see our Befana figure standing out boldly on the special display [...]

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Film Agents, Prancing Horses & Fabulous Cuisine: Why Bologna Beckons!
Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

Funnily enough, when my new UKTI advisor did what I requested and found me information on exhibiting at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March, the following statement caught my eye ..”This leading children’s publishing event is exclusively for industry professionals and attracts a large international audience including publishers, literary agents, packagers, printers, TV/Film producers, [...]

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Stick or Oliver Twist? What The Dickens Has Happened This Week
Posted on: December 1st, 2013 by Jane Hunt

It’s been a long week and one of great highs and lows.  The lows were definitely experienced at Lightwater Valley.  I had always thought that ‘The Fridge’ was an American footballer, but now I know that is actually one half of an exhibitor area at the Dickensian Festival – the end with the open barn [...]

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The Future’s Bright – In Fact, Purple With A 5-Storey Pink Building On It
Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

  What another great week for The Befana Drama, though I shall most definitely need a spa break or holiday straight after Christmas!   The trouble with doing something like this, as well as your day job, is that you only have a few stolen moments and hours of an evening to do very much. [...]

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Kids Fall Under The Befana Drama’s Spell, While Teachers Call For A Film!
Posted on: October 16th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

Today I had my first outing taking The Befana Drama out to children and encouraging them to #befriendBef and I think I succeeded, even though I think the exertion of the day has taken its toll!   I visited Croftlands Infants & Junior School in Ulverston, where two of the pupils, Harvey & Oliver Burrows, [...]

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Fleetwood Cottons On To The Befana Drama’s Potential
Posted on: September 7th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

The Befana Drama has picked up its first young followers on Twitter this week and with their great networks and connections of school and out-of-school friends around Fleetwood, Lancashire, we are sure we shall be big in the fishing port where the Befana Drama’s author, Gianna Hartwright went to secondary school.   Archie Lee and [...]

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