Diary of a Writer – serially challenging.
It’s always a great feeling to press send on a submission and I did that this morning just before enjoying one of these.
The box was a pressie from a local tradesman in the run-up to Christmas. I really do think it pays to ‘shop local’ and when the dividend comes in the form of Tunnock’s finest, who’s going to argue?
The MS is instalment two of the serial I’m writing for People’s Friend. Fingers crossed and tentatively on to work on Instalment three.
Another two hours spent on choosing the canapés for the RNA’s Awards’ Night Party (it’s a long and truly delicious list) and maybe now I should think about the ‘tea’ – as in that knife and fork repast the household looks forward to in the evening.
Having read the lovely Capital Stories created by my fellow Capital Writers, I’m looking round for something. I see my publishers, Endeavour, are advertising Lesley Downer’s
On the Narrow Road to the Deep North – journey into a lost Japan – which I have on my trusty kindle. Maybe that’s after-dinner sorted.
What are you reading? Both the above books are currently 99p.
I’ve two books on the go too, Anne. How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb is my book group choice – poignant and funny, with plenty for us to discuss. The second is Jane Johnson’s Court of Lions, which I plan on reviewing for the Trip Fiction book club. Both highly recommended.
Hi Rae, thanks for those recommendations. I’ll look them up, Anne