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Chat 10 Looks 3

Official blurb: "A peripatetic podcast in which Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb discuss what they're reading, watching, cooking, listening to or irrationally exhilarated by. One of them likes show tunes and is a monster who chucks books once she's read them. The other one wrote this." [from the official Chat 10 Looks 3 website]. I'll … Continue reading Chat 10 Looks 3

My review of reviews

As an avid reader and long-time user of Goodreads, I’ve rated plenty of novels and occasionally I write a short review. As an author, I’ve listened to other authors’ advice to “ignore the reviews” or “don’t sweat the reviews” (in a similar vein to the digital news advice of “don’t read the comments”). Negative reviews … Continue reading My review of reviews

Audiences are awesome

THANK YOU everyone who came to the recent launch of Goodbye Newsroom (the paperback!) I had a ball discussing Anna and Holly's story with MC Jennie Lenman, herself a talented young journalist. I also read a section of the book (pages 6 to 9, if you're wondering), and really enjoyed reading aloud. Signed copies are … Continue reading Audiences are awesome

Let me read you a story …

I'm counting down to the 20 August launch party for Goodbye Newsroom. It's going to be a wonderful celebration, with friends, family, readers and supporters in the room. Over the years I've done a lot of public speaking, but nothing like this. Usually, I am addressing a classroom of students or delivering a speech on … Continue reading Let me read you a story …