I know my weekly posts aren't exactly going to plan but I think you guys should allow me. I am doing better than once a month right?
The Author School Day was incredible! It's such a weird process because Helen and I are always stressed out and then the day runs smoothly. The speakers were fantastic! The authors were chatty and asked loads of questions. I finally got to meet Katherine Webber author of Wing Jones. She gave me such a great quote for my Emily book and is so sweet in person. We saw each other and was like 'Selfie!' Honestly, I just love The Author School and now we are planning our London Book Fair one and tickets are already on sale. Now we are doing a different ticketing scheme from tickets selling from £50 all the way to £70, so if you book quick you can get some really cheap tickets but if you leave it to the last minute, you will grab an expensive one. So chuffed that Lit agent Clare Wallace will be back to do a full class and do one-to-ones!! Book www.theauthorschool.com
I am doing a Black Friday/ Cyber Monday sale that ends on Wednesday. I mean I think this sale is fire. 50% off books and battle cards and ebooks for 99p. You're welcome :) Everything is selling fast. Yay!! So grab something while you can SHOP BLACK FRIDAY
Apparently there are people who want to get Sleeping Beauty banned in schools because it promotes some form of sexual aggression. It's not that deep.
I think I can see the finish line of my dancing life. I do like to teach but I can see that I am getting so much deeper into the publishing world that I don't see how long I'm going to be teaching for. I'm even getting sick of wearing trainers and that says A LOT!
I took Anneliese to see Dream Girls for her birthday. It was AMAZING!! It's next to the Savoy Hotel so it screams glamour and I booked a day when Amber Riley was meant to be playing Effie White but she wasn't there. The other girl who played her. I just need a second. Her voice was flawless and when she went to sing 'And I am telling you' the whole audience gasped because that's literally the highlight of the musical. When she hit THAT note, everyone went crazy. The show was just done so well. The guy playing Jimmy (Eddie Murphy's character) was him to the T. I went home and just downloaded the soundtrack so my wedding will just be a Dream Girls soundtrack. The only thing I didn't like was 'Listen' was sung as a duet and they had changed the words but I think it was down to copyright because the song was written for the movie. A few days after the show I re-watched the movie so I could sing off key without everyone judging me.
Kris Jenner having a scribe is one of the best things I have seen on TV.
Cause it's so cold, it's so hard to go to the gym and just be motivated. I've been pretty consistent but sometimes after work I just want to do nothing! Anyway I went to this class with this new instructor. She honestly reminded me of myself. I am an organised mess so I think sometimes I come across like I'm blagging (usually am) but you will be worked hard! She was fiddling with her music, reading her notes for time and I can see people getting annoyed but I was looking at her like this is me. She was making these comments and I couldn't stop laughing. I don't think people clocked it till later. But she would say things like 'You want a bubble butt and you don't want to work hard? I have a bubble butt!' or she would be on all fours and say 'Ladies this is the best position that guys like, you must make sure you do this position.' The best class.
Justice League. Blah. Jason Momoa. Yes! But on the plus side, The Incredibles 2 trailer looks like the best thing I have seen!
I went to Waterstones and saw this beaut on the shelf!!! Oh hey Ems :)
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