My biggest publishing success so far is just about to happen! I’m very happy this year to be included in the Scottish Book Trust’s free book that gets distributed all over Scotland for Book Week 2016, 21st – 27th November. I’ve wanted to be a part of the book week projects for the past couple of years – last year I missed the deadline and the year before I wasn’t chosen. I’m really proud to be in it this year. See the link below for more details on Book Week.
Last week Hamish and I went to Edinburgh for an event to launch the book and meet the other authors. Lovely evening, but I completely forgot to take any photos. I’ll put a link on here when the press release is up.
The piece of mine that’s been included, ‘After the Dark Night comes the Morning’ was a very personal piece; a bit of a personal journey I’ve been on and I was happy with it, but it’s a big deal to let things like this go public. There is a print run of 150,000 of these books so I am a) very proud and b) a little terrified! However, I’ve been very open about some important stuff and if it helps someone else open up about similar things, then that’s all good. Here it is: