Category Archives: Writing

Where are the funny women writers?

I stumbled across this old article from the Jezebel, and it really made me think, ‘There aren’t many funny female novelists’. Why is that? Continue reading

Writing for the love of it

First thing’s first. Em. I’m not dead. Conspiracy did not kill me. But you are absolutely amazing for worrying about me.

Now, on to the blog.

Loraine was back in the office today, and we had a bit of a chat about her London trip. Most of it I already knew as we’ve talked on the phone, but she filled me in on some other details. Like she sold a new author she’s been working with, and she’s secured a higher advance than originally expected. So, that’s quiet good. Continue reading

Conspiracy Gives a Writing Lesson

Pete texted while I was at work to see what I was up to tonight, and I reminded him that I had a Conspiracy event to go to. He texted me back saying that he wanted to go. At first, I wasn’t too keen on this as it would mean I’d have to pay his bus fair to the event out in the back end of nowhere Fife, and I wasn’t sure if I could expense his ticket. Then I remembered that I’d left the box of books at the flat, and I kind of needed him to bring them to me so I didn’t have to go all the way home. I then also realised that it would actually be helpful if he could just haul around the books for me. I had them stuffed in an old lady trolley, but they’re still heavy and unwieldy, so I said he could come — if he brought the book trolley. Continue reading