The Jobbing Scriptwriter
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
5 days, 14 hours 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
1 month 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
1 month, 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
2 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
4 months ago
All sorts of words can be used to describe the purpose of this post.
But I most like “farewell” because my feelings about leaving the nest don’t feel permanent or sad. 424 more words
5 months ago
Everything editors, agents, and authors have told me at SCBWI conferences has turned out to be true, particularly the things I didn’t believe would be true for me. 542 more words
5 months, 1 week ago