The Hive Twitter Party

It's time for our next Twitter party. This time round we're handing the reins to Gill Hornby, author of the debut novel The Hive. Gill will be taking over our Twitter account for the evening - and you're all invited to join her. 

Share your school gate stories with the author (#TheHive) on Wednesday 25 June at 9pm, and you'll be entered into a draw to win £100 worth of books, courtesy of Little Brown publishers.


The Hive

Join in on the night

If you'd rather spend the evening talking parent politics than football, head over to our Twitter page...

  • When: 9pm, Wednesday 25 June
  • Hashtag: #TheHive

It will all kick off on Twitter at 9pm on 25 June, when our special guest Gill Hornby will take over @Mumsnetbookclub's feed to chat about her latest book and the clique culture that surrounds the school gates. She'll be interested to hear your opinions and experiences...

To take part, all you need to do is log on to Twitter at 9pm, making sure you're following @Mumsnetbookclub and @Mumsnettowers. Then, using the hashtag #TheHiveget tweeting!

Everyone who joins the Twitter party will be entered into a draw to win £100 of books of your choice from

If you're not on Twitter, then fear not - you can still join in with the party and read the live Twitter feeds on this thread (though you won't be able to win a prize.)  

About the author

New to Twitter parties?

If you click on the #TheHive hashtag in someone else's tweet, or search for it in the Twitter search bar, you'll be able to see the whole party convo and reply to other MNers.

For a fuller Twitter how-to, read our 10 handy tips

Gill Hornby

Gill Hornby is a writer and journalist. She lives with her husband, Robert Harris, and their four children in Kintbury, Berkshire. The Hive is her first novel.

Follow Gill on Twitter @GillHornby. 

Image credits: ©Gavin Smith, CameraPress London



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