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Method Writing #1: How to Launch a Freelance Copywriting Business

Book 1 in the Method Writing series is out now: How to Launch a Freelance Copywriting Business. It’s a practical business guide for creative writers and journalists who’ve considered copywriting as an income stream, but don’t have business skills. There are plenty of copywriting books out there, but none that help creative writers transition to […]

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ITV programme on Mary Somerville Jules Horne

ITV interview on Mary Somerville

The scientist and mathematician Mary Somerville was born in Jedburgh, and is one of my heroines! And now she’s appearing on the Royal Bank of Scotland £10 bank note, thanks to a Facebook campaign helped along by Somerville College, Oxford, which was named in her honour. Sandy McCracken and the ITV team came down in the […]

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Wrapped Town By Jules Horne

Books Debuts – Wrapped Town and Nanonovels

Just published – my first two collections of short stories! “magical and profound… a dazzling storyteller” Amy Scheibe, Simon and Schuster Wrapped Town and other stories by Jules Horne. Prize-winners from the Macallan Short Story Competition, Fish Prize, Story Cellar, BBC radio, and fiction anthologies, including Small Blue Thing, Agnus Dei, Bill McLaren Was My […]

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Selkirk Riverside Mills

Old Mills, New Life: Inspiring Borders Property Owners

Texthouse has been in its new offices at Riverside Mills in Selkirk for nearly a year now, and enjoying every minute! There’s a great growing community of 60 small and very diverse businesses in this former Borders textile mill at Dunsdalehaugh, including a performing arts school, archery, three textile designers, dyers, a gym, cafe, joiners, […]

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Cherrytrees Website – Stylish Celebrations

I’ve often passed Cherrytrees on the bike – it’s only a few miles from where I live. So it was lovely to visit and see the Victorian walled garden and grounds, which are now open for weddings and celebrations. It’s a peaceful spot on the edge of the dramatic Cheviots, with gorgeous summer scents as […]

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Countryside Kitchens

Countryside Kitchens

Countryside Kitchens are fabulous designers with a great eye for colour and quality, so a perfect match for Cohorts By Design and Aikman Smith Photography, with Texthouse on words (yes, we’re starting a band!). Four happy kitchen owners let us in to do case studies, with guest appearances by passing children and dogs, and the site was […]

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