Handed in the first draft

Phew. First large edit of It’s All Make Believe has been handed in this week (woo). From previous posts, you’ll know that I’ve been working on it over Christmas, pulling the whole thing apart, changing it around and then attempting to sew it back together […]

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Reading in 2012

At the end of 2011, I felt like I’d read tons of books that year, yet my reading pile hadn’t seemed to have gotten any smaller, in fact, the stack of books in my room had actually turned into two stacks of books. This year […]

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Writing

I’ve been completely immersed in writing recently and people haven’t seen much of me. A lot of this has involved watching scenes on youtube that I can incorporate into my story. Here is one of my faves from Casablanca:  

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Publishing Christmas Party

On Friday I was kindly invited to my publisher’s Christmas party in London. The whole night was brilliant and everyone was so welcoming; it’s lovely to be part of an artistic company that take such care and consideration over┬átheir books and authors. I had the […]

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Bookslam

I’ve been meaning to post about this for ages, but I got swept up in the news of the book and the end of term mayhem. Anyway, in November myself and my friends went to London of an evening to see Bookslam in Ladbroke Grove. […]

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Book Deal Celebrations

I had a bottle of champagne in my wine rack at home that was waiting for my first book deal and on the eve of my birthday, I finally opened it. I wanted to wait and make absolute sure that the contracts were signed and […]

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Book Deal

I had to wait a while before it was official, but yesterday (which was also my birthday) I could finally announce on my facebook page that I have a book deal and I’ve signed the contracts! Below is me signing the contract at my Nan’s […]

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