Pets at The Bandwagon: Ivy’s journey

If you follow me on Instagram, you'll have seen a lot of photos of our golden retriever puppy, but I realised that I haven't really written about our experience in full, so I thought I'd share what we've learned since bringing Ivy home. We started discussing the possibility of getting a dog last year. I've …

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Author Spotlight: Sharon Bairden

Thrilled to welcome debut author Sharon Bairden to The Bandwagon! By day Sharon Bairden is the Services Manager in a small local independent advocacy service and has a passion for human rights; by night she has a passion for all things criminal. She blogs over at Chapterinmylife and is delighted to be crossing over to …

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Black Friday: Beauty

The concept of Black Friday seems to have changed in recent years. While the big companies can afford to slash prices which make things more affordable, I've noticed a shift towards supporting small businesses and buying local where possible. Some companies are also promoting mindfulness and discouraging the usual panic buying which often comes with …

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Author Spotlight: Marianne Holmes

Welcome to The Bandwagon Marianne! Marianne Holmes is the author of A Little Bird Told Me, published by Agora Books in 2018.   She was born in Cyprus and bounced around the UK, Germany, Kuwait, and Belgium with her RAF parents as a child but is now firmly based in London with her own family. She has degrees in Classics …

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Black Friday: Noughty

As you will probably know, I (loosely) follow the curly girl method, so I'm focusing on curly hair products here, but there are SO many deals out there for all types. One of my favourite brands since day one has been Noughty, who have just launched their Black Friday deals! Disclaimer: Some of the links …

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The importance of diverse characters in fiction

Can you remember the last book you read that featured a character with a disability that wasn't central to the plot? What about a black character, or a gay character, where their race or sexuality wasn't the highlight of the story? And, most importantly, when was the last time you felt represented by a novel? …

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Black Friday: The Bandwagon Services

This is the first in a series of Black Friday deals, starting with 10% off all author services offered by The Bandwagon! Including editorial services and web design. Check out my portfolio here. Interested? Get in touch to discuss your project Contact 10% discount available from 11/11/2020 - 30/11/2020. Project must be booked in by …

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Author Spotlight: Sadie Ryan

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Sadie! Sadie Ryan is an author who loves animals and lives in leafy Cheshire in the North West of England. She has completed two psychological suspense/domestic noir novels. Her debut novel, Behind Closed Doors, was snapped up by publishers and published May 2019.   Sadie's second novel WHEN HE FINDS YOU, came …

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Author Spotlight: Rachel Sargeant

We're thrilled to have Rachel Sargeant on The Bandwagon today! Rachel is a Top-Ten-Kindle bestselling author and likes to write about settings she knows, but give them a dark twist. She grew up in Lincolnshire, spent several years in Germany and now lives in Gloucestershire with her family. Her hobbies are swimming, and visiting country …

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Author Spotlight: Amanda Brittany

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Amanda! Amanda Brittany is the best selling author of psychological crime thrillers HER LAST LIE, TELL THE TRUTH & TRACES OF HER. I LIE IN WAIT is out NOW.Her debut, HER LAST LIE is being made into a film supported by Creative Scotland, and has raised over £8000 for Cancer Research …

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