Think you've got a novel in you, but despair of ever being published? The winner of ourfantastic competitionwill be represented by renowned literary agencyJanklow and Nesbit - so don't put it off, get writing now!
Bookclubbers alert: November book of the month is Hannah Kent's haunting and gripping debut, Burial Rites. Described by one mumsnetter as: 'very atmospheric - unputdownable in my opinion.' Read and join the author Q&A.
Book club webchat:Bestselling author David Nicholls joined us to talk about his new novel, Us. See what he had to say on the difficulties of appreciating Great Art, being a parent and his 'Douglas tendencies'
We've got 50 copies of Nowhere to Go to giveaway this week, where bestselling author and foster carer Casey Watson shares the shocking true story of Tyler, an abused eleven-year-old who, after stabbing his step-mother, had nowhere else to go.
Two lovesick teenagers are caught in a religious maelstrom, where science, faith and doubt clash as never before. Things We Couldn’t Explain the beautifully written, brilliantly witty coming-of-age story and we’ve got 50 copies to giveaway this week.
'Everyone has a book in them,' as the saying goes. If you're waiting to unleash your own story, we've tapped into the wisdom of some of the debut novelists whose creations have been featured on Mumsnet, and asked them to come up with their top 10 tips for budding authors.
Webchat: Fresh from the final of the Great British Bake Off, Paul Hollywood joined us at MNHQ for a chat over some homemade cake. He gave out plenty of top baking tips, let us in on what really went down inside the GBBO tent, and shared fave recipes from his new book British Baking.
We're giving away 30 copies of Mumsnet's first cookbook, Top Bananas! Loaded with 120 tried-and-tested recipes (by Mumsnetters), there's breakfasts, Sunday lunches, cooking with kids and heaps more. Plus watch the video for our three-minute sponge cake!
Did you know that in addition to the vast repository of wisdom that is Mumsnet Talk, you can also get some of the best bits in book form? Find out more about our Mumsnet guides, including the Book of Bedtime Stories written by Mumsnetters.