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Ode to a Bookseller

Thursday, 28 September 2017

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I like to think that our days are much improved by giving credit where it’s due, and always saying an appreciative thank you.  Because really, who doesn’t like to feel that their efforts have been recognised, that their hard work is appreciated?    

For a long time I’ve been intending to write a note of particular gratitude (blogging from my own website... which I’ve still yet to set up!).…

Three Readings and a Festival

Friday, 25 August 2017

Unbound bank holiday pledge

Last weekend, in an exciting milestone, I made my first appearance officially as an author. As part of the Margate Bookie festival, the Unbound gang were holding a Pledge Party, and invited me to speak about Purple People.  This was, for me, a ridiculously exciting - not to mention terrifying - prospect.  And thinking about it this week, it wasn’t actually the first time I’d read my work for a…

Thank you! Merci! Tak!

Friday, 11 August 2017

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Hi lovelies,

How are you?  Hope you’re all enjoying a most agreeable week.

Here I’ve been cracking out the party poppers (or rather, a bottle of Prosecco), as we’ve reached over half way, with Purple People currently 55% funded - and in just under a month!  Exceedingly exciting.

This is down to your kindness and support, so again, THANK YOU.  Crowdfunding for Purple People is proving…

Fun 'n' formidable formative influences

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

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Greetings, Purple pals. I hope this finds you all well and dandy.

Firstly, in truly exciting news, Purple People is, as I write, already 48% funded - in just under three weeks!  Thank you so much for your pledges, which are very greatly appreciated.

Last week a portion of my family bobbed to Brighton on a day trip; my cousin, Sara, and her excellent offspring, Emily and Steven (I'd like to note…

Hello, pals of Purple People!

Sunday, 23 July 2017

I hope this finds you all well and dandy.  And firstly, a massive, neon-lit thank you for pledging.  It really is hugely appreciated.

With this being the first official update (woo!), I thought I'd share a couple of brief tales with you as to how the book came about - and found a home with the ace folk at Unbound.

Some moons ago I lived in New York, where I'd keep up to date with the news back…

Still funding
73% funded
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