The Four of us Authors – on the sofa, with our books …
Great fun was had when 4 of us Indie Authors descended on the That’s Oxfordshire local TV studios to record us reading Christmas-time stories, which they’ll be showing over the Christmas period.
I (Mari Howard) was asked by Oxfordshire TV, back in November, if I’d like to read a story for their new venture … and decided it would be nice to involve members of our Oxford Meet-up Group. So I invited Debbie Young (who organises the ALLi daily blogposts, blogs about her writing and reading life, and writes Flash Fiction), Lynne Pardoe (who writes stories based around her experiences in Social Work), and Thomas Shepherd (author of the time-travel/magic realism novels Mr Tumnal and The End of All Worlds.
We women all read from our own work, while Thomas managed to also read the Christmas classic, The Night before Christmas.
Hopefully a spot of publicity for us all and our books! (I read two Christmas passages from The LabyrinthYear.)
Coming, coming … we’re up-dating the covers of the Kindle editions of Baby, Baby and The Labyrinth Year … Some lovely drafts have arrived from the cover designer – watch this space in the next week or so (remember it’s nearly Christmas, which may hold things up a bit) – we just need to tweek and make a few decisions about the exact colours …