Thursday, 14 December 2017

Here I am in Windsor. I'm currently waiting to hear if Her Maj will allow me to kip up at the castle for the book, and while here I'm being all villainous in a good old-fashioned pantomime. They sure work us hard here - we are doing 14 performances a week - so The Book is temporarily on the back burner. HOWEVER in the new year I'll update you with news which should mean you'll get the book a lot…

Why on earth are you doing this, Jenny?

Monday, 23 May 2016

How it all began: 

It is the early 1990s. You can tell, because there are four of us in the back seat of a red Ford Escort and we’ve not been pulled over once since we left Bolton. In the front, there is a silence in frosty contrast to the sweaty summer temperature.

My father has decided to take one of his mystery detours. It was already going to be late when we arrived at the campsite, and…

Hive Mind - Assemble!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Cor, we're already a week in. I'm immensely grateful to all those who have pledged so far, be they friends, family, or total strangers. It's a great feeling to know that people have faith in me and my project, although it's still looking like a huge mountain to climb. I'm already looking forward to a widely-promised funding surge when the mythical PAYDAY arrives (everyone who has assured me they'll…

Day One

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

The day has finally arrived, and my campaign for Sleeping with the Past has gone live on the Unbound website.

It's really happening!

Earlier, I was in the middle of a Q&A session on Twitter, batting away such questions as "What is your favourite cheese?" (crumbly Lancashire), "What was founded in 1953 by Chad Varah?" (The Samaritans), and "Do you know Peter Kay?" (sort of, he was a family friend…

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