this book will make you laugh, and give a sigh of relief that you aren't the clumsiest and scattiest person in the world after all.
Here is the all new and improved Laughing at Myself, a collection of stories about the times life makes you look like an idiot, and how to survive the embarrassment cover.
Other authors are not your competition, your measuring stick, or a reason not to write. They can be your inspiration, and your teachers.This is exactly what David Sedaris and Barbara Comys did for me.
Here's a sneak peek of Catarracts Toilet from my second Laughing at Myself, which is (I promise) on it's way...
I started to think about, the desire to age in a community of like minded people, who have similar cultural references and won't look at me strangely when I mention my Blue Peter badge, or when a Cornetto was 50p.
the library service has been a vital part of my life, since learning to read aged four, the library has been a land of wonder, peace and connection for me. Libraries offer a vital community service; central government talks about breaking down loneliness barriers, building communities and supporting good mental health, then local government shuts libraries
I had the best fun yesterday playing dress up with Amanda Hall after being made a much, much more gorgeous version of myself by Sophie Matthews.
SO... today has been able getting my butt in gear, organising the last few dates of the book tour - making sure that the transport is booked, that I have enough books to sign, and cards to give out to people pointing them to my blog. Expect my next three months of blogs to be tour related, I plan to share the ups, downs and everything in between of the indie writers life.
It's going to be a lot of fun meeting all the lovely ladies, and finding out all about them and their businesses; telling them about 'Down With Frogs' and my new book 'Laughing at Myself'. And if I am very lucky gaining inspiration for book three