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Hip-Hop does NOT make me angry!!!

This has been a good 2013 so far for my book!!! I got my first royalty cheque, which was very exciting. Had no clue that because it's in dollars had to fill out this long form at the bank to cash it in. On the plus side, the guy at the bank who helped me is a big fantasy fan so he's gonna go buy my book. Result!

I had an interview with Female First magazine which was very fun.
I got some very good reviews 4 and 5 Stars! Get in there! So hopefully that will encourage more people to buy! buy! buy! AND the reviewers have been running a give away of the book AND I got more Twitter followers.

My mission to get a 1000 likes minimum every month is working, reached 6000 likes this month so by March should get to 7000 at least. So around June, I should be on 10,000 likes minimum. Some of my friends think that 6000 is a lot of likes - not when there are billions of people in the world!
But one of the best news is I finished Emily Knight book 2!! Hooray!! I managed to get through the last few chapters during half-term so I officially finished it on Saturday 23rd February at 7.55 pm and I promised myself that if I finished it, I can treat myself to a shopping spree. Eagerly awaiting pay day now!

My book was sent to the CBBC. I thought it was to get a review, I didn't realise that it was for the drama department to adapt it. Unfortunately they passed as they felt they couldn't make her powers look real enough or something like that. It's cool because I can see it on the big screen in my head so I know it's going to be made into a movie one day.

Going to start selling Emily Knight bookmarks and postcards but this damn paypal set up is taking aaaages.

I have serious road rage. It's pretty disgraceful. My brother was convinced it was because I was listening to Hip-Hop so when I next got into the car, it had been changed to Classical music! That made me really angry, finally found Choice FM and relaxed. Hip-Hop does not make me angry!

I taught Melissa how to park a car. She's so small I didn't think she would be able to see over the wheel but she did a good job. When I asked her if she could see, she said, 'No, I was looking through the gaps in the steering wheel.' What?!!

I held a snake. I almost died.

I'm going to Wireless Festival - Jay Z, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar and the rest. AHHHHHH!!! So excited! I've never been to a festival before. Please London just be hot in Summer like a normal country.


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