The second proof copy of my novel ‘Thursday’s Child’ arrived today. It took less than a week from when I ordered it.
It looks great – the cover, the font, the setting out are all wonderful. 60 more words
1 week, 5 days ago
The Jobbing Scriptwriter
I had a lovely, if brief, chat with Dominic Carver not-so-recently – probably a couple of months back now. In fact, no probably about it – it was ages ago. 994 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Oh hello, it’s been a while. Haven’t the months been kind to you? I like what you’ve done to your hair/shoes/teeth.
And so on.
I moved house back in April and blogging seemed less important than unpacking and DIY. 39 more words
3 months ago
Yesterday was the 308th year anniversary of Samuel Johnson’s birthday: We’ve arrived at
September 18 + 1, but I’m sure Samuel won’t mind if we hoist a proverbial glass today. 313 more words
4 months ago
Well, friends, the day is here. My fourth novel, The Great Hibernation, is out in the world. This is definitely my weirdest book, and in some ways, also… 804 more words
4 months, 1 week ago
Normally when I sit down to write a post for Emu’s Debuts, I come in with a plan, feeling assured and confident the post will be done in roughly an hour, I’ll add a few gifs, and voila! 496 more words
5 months, 1 week ago
In the months leading up to signing with my agent, I got in the habit of flipping to the acknowledgements page of middle-grade books to peruse who the author thanked and how fervently they thanked them. 597 more words
7 months ago