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As I prepare to kick up my heels and disappear solo into the wilds of Scotland, I felt moved to celebrate the FRICKIN' MARVELLOUS PROGRESS that Megan and I have made on the book illustrations over the summer: Yep - that's right - we are nearly finished!! We only have another nine drawings to sign off for The Strong Man, two of which are already almost done. Turns out releasing expectations of how fast we would work was probably the best thing I could have done, because we sped up exponentially as soon as I accepted it was unlikely we'd be done in time for Christmas this year. I'm still not sure exactly when publication will be, as we still have a lot of photoshopping to do to tidy the drawin

Antisocial Media

Life's been pretty busy recently, what with the kids being on summer holiday and the book illustrations progressing. I have spent a great deal of time in front of a laptop screen editing drawings and getting sucked into social media. Too much time! I've found myself falling into the trap of living online instead of in real life; anxious to keep my business profile high on t'interweb I have noticed my posts tailing off whilst I am busy scrolling through whichever social media frenzy catches my eye. I've been saying a lot recently that the only reason I've still got a Facebook profile is because my business page needs it there in the background - and I'm not even creating business posts! So th




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