I'm having some trouble with my website here. A wonderful wonderful designer is doing things with it to make it better but I managed to muck it up a bit by fiddling. So bear with me/us as I/we get it how I want it. But for now. A list: I am reading Bruce Pascoe's [...]
I'm a bit excited because I have a booking for next year, for a literary festival. I don't want to say too much about it in case it's too early (let's face it, it's too early) but I'm pleased partly because it came from a pitch that started last year (or earlier this year, I [...]
Hope to be back early next week.
Book 44 for the year is A Strangeness in My Mind. I love Orhan Pamuk's novels but I haven't read them all because not all are, well, accessible. The ones I've tried and not finished: My Name is Red and The Black Book. The ones I have, and have loved them all: Snow, The Museum of [...]
Well, I can barely catch my own breath at the moment. It's all things proofing at my house, and looking at blurbs. My wonderful editor has sent me the proofed pages, and while they are quite 'clean' (dig the lingo, baby), I want to go through carefully. It's the last chance. My reading continues apace. That never [...]
My edits are done. Again. So next stage will be proof pages and seeing some cover artwork. Fingers crossed for that. It's been school holidays and while Term 2 has started today, I'm not teaching until Thursday, and then it's only a couple of sessions in the middle of the day. Easy. I've been reading, [...]