Publication Day!

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Touch is published today whoop whoop!!  To celebrate I shall… … well, mostly work.  Really.  I mean, it’d be nice if every publication day was a public holiday for all – A PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN WHICH EVERYONE WAS FORCED TO READ, in fact – blimey, wouldn’t the world be a …

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More Touch Stuff!

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So first thing’s first, the awesome dudes at Orbit have created a trailer! There’s also been updatey stuff to this blog, and there’s a Thunderclap campaign running here  in the run-up to publication day, which will itself be celebrated at Kingston Waterstones – come join!  There’ll also likely be stuff …

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All The Stuff Of February

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So!  Remembering occasionally that this blog is supposed to have at least a glimmer of information about Stuff And Things, rather than just its usual rambles, an update on Incoming Stuff: 1.  Touch is being published!  Whoop whoop!  I’ve heard a few dates – it’s somewhere between February 24th-26th for …

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Making Bad

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You have to be really good, sometimes, to make bad. Take words on the page.  It’s hard enough writing ‘natural’ dialogue.  ‘Natural’ dialogue, on the page, sounds utterly unnatural.  It’s very kinda yeah um so… and yeah like after that it was so like, wow, just, like and yeah so …

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So Much Learning…

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I’ve spent so much time doing research for this book.  Ugh.  You’d think that Harry August required a bit of research, but to be honest, that was historical stuff, that’s inside my comfort zone.  Whereas Claire North no. 3 is a book set in the modern day, with very little …

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