Friday, 26 April 2013

Live first, write later

I've been a fan of Adele's music ever since I first heard her, but my admiration went up several notches recently when I read she's turned down a large sum of money to write her autobiography. What a sensible young woman!  

Celebrity biographies may be a good source of income for publishers, ghostwriters, celebrities and their agents, but I do agree with Adele that, at the age of 24, she really is too young to start penning her life story.

Have you written your autobiography? Do you plan to? What do you think is a good age to tackle such a project?

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Word of the week (15)

The novelist noticed that all her characters shrugged when they were faced with a problem. ‘I’ve no idea how to fix that,’ she said, with a shrug.

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Where does it go?

Why is it that putting the clocks forward in spring always seems to make time speed up?

The days are getting longer – but they’re whizzing past a lot faster!