Publisher News: Still nothing and the whole Brexit/Recession/EU Who-ha has me concerned that publishers won't be investing in new writers. At least there are other alternatives and I shall wait and see what the next few months bring.
Writing Progress: I got distracted by my tax return but I've discovered that Camp NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month's little sister) is starting again in July so I am going to use that to spur me on to finishing my next draft. I'm really excited about it. The countdown is on to 50,000 words in 31 days.
Books Read: I've nearly finished The Little Paris Bookshop. It's turned out to be a very different book to the one I expected it to be. Much sadder and more heart wrenching. I do love the idea of being a literary apothecary though.
Cakes Baked: Mini Victoria Sandwiches for my writing group meet up. Good things do come in little packages.
Crafts Made: Two shell lamps as part of my kick to use up all my shells and I think I have! It was my first foray into using superglue and I was a little terrified. I googled how to remove it from your skin before I even started - ever the optimist, or is that pragmatist. Fortunately I didn't stick any body parts together or get it in my eye (the instructions for that were horrifying!
Find out more about the Shame Box in my book The Choice. Imagine a world where sugar is illegal, baking is a crime and the government use diet, exercise and shame to keep people in line. Winner of the Good Housekeeping Novel Competition, The Choice is available to pre-order from Amazon, Waterstones, Book Depository.
I won the Good Housekeeping Novel Competition. My novel, The Choice, is published on 26th December 2019, by Orion
Title: The Choice
Published: 26th December 2019
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