The Career Year

I have never actually had a career yet, and this is the year it changes. I have stopped setting goals outside my control (e.g. get a publishing job) but I will develop the skills I need with the help of this blog – and perhaps take matters into my own hands! My creativity needs some … Continue reading The Career Year

2013: Year in Review

2013 was a funny old year. Most of the time, it felt bright and exciting – I made some brilliant new friends, became a postgraduate, had my first taster of what it would be like to work in the publishing industry, tried new things and attended some amazing events. However, for the past two months, … Continue reading 2013: Year in Review

25 Things I Love About the Holiday Season

1. Advent calendars 2. A chocolate orange in my stocking 3. Christmas dinner (which I like so much I ask for it for my birthday in June) 4. Nativity plays 5. The way random characters/animals/inanimate objects are turned into roles for kids in nativity plays 6. The films – Miracle on 34th Street, Jack Frost, It’s … Continue reading 25 Things I Love About the Holiday Season

Review: ‘How to Fall in Love’ by Cecelia Ahern

This is a good-looking book. It’s a lovely shade of blue, my favourite colour. It has foil on the cover, and I’m a bit of a printing/production geek after our uni book project. The little Lovebirds practically sang to me. And of course they made ‘Cecelia Ahern’ (sans capitals) bigger than anything else so that fans … Continue reading Review: ‘How to Fall in Love’ by Cecelia Ahern