One of my biggest concerns about writing a book – the thing that made me break out in a cold sweat whenever I thought about it - was receiving dire reviews on Amazon. I know it’s not a very impressive thing to admit to. I wish I could say I am beyond such things. But… Continue reading Writing a book + ego issues + thank you
This month’s One Book a Month task was extremely arduous. I walked three minutes from my front door and went to Emsworth’s only bookshop Bookends. (It's a second hand bookshop but it’s an independent business and, like I said, it's the only bookshop in the village, so it counts!) One of the things I love most… Continue reading April ’One Book a Month’: Feeling like a kid again
OK, I am going to milk this for all its worth. You are about to witness a historic moment; the very first time that the words ‘bestseller’ and ‘Katherine Bassford’ are uttered within the same sentence! Yup. Remember that extract from Oh Sugar! that was published in the Daily Express a few weeks ago? Well,… Continue reading Bestsellerdom at last!
It's been four months since I finished writing Oh Sugar! and now that I've recharged my batteries, I'm itching to write my second book! The question is, what should I write next? Like most writers, I have ideas coming out of my ears. There’s my children’s novel, for starters. But there are also three non-fiction ideas buzzing round in my… Continue reading My next book