I’m excited to announce that my
memoir, The Mahogany Pod, will be
published in February 2021 by Saraband. The book tells the story of a
relationship I had in my early twenties, when I fell in love with someone who
didn’t have long to live. The Mahogany Pod explores
the intense joy and pain of a young relationship and what it means to live, and
– Jill Hopper
By Design, a coffee-table book by 26 Member
Nick Carson, was published on 26 March by Thames & Hudson. The book marks
the 50th birthday of one of the world’s most versatile brands. Its 10 themed chapters
explore the values that have helped Virgin shake up so many different sectors,
and include lessons learned from successes and challenges, highs and lows, over
the past half-century. An entrepreneurial, never-say-die attitude and bold
innovation in the face of adversity are strong themes throughout, so while
launching during a lockdown was far from ideal, there are some timely lessons
in there for us all during these testing times. Find out more about Nick’s
process on his website.
– Nick Carson
been working closely with Mr Simon Cohen — an inspirational speaker, writer and
all-around wonderful man — to produce a series called ‘What if’. Watch the
first short here.
I’ve got a novel coming out on the
30th April. It’s called The Music Box Enigma and
it’s a historical crime novel set in London in December 1914. Find out more on
In the meantime, I’m getting on with a
new novel when I can, as well as working from home four days a week in my day
job as an advertising copywriter. In the past, I have been quite driven about
my writing, setting myself very clear word count targets for each writing day.
I find that I’m giving myself a break a bit and just allowing the writing to happen
when it wants to.