Cripes, I’ve just realised I haven’t blogged since June! In case you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to, here’s a quick newsflash (actually, there's four of them): NEWSFLASH 1: In July I was commissioned to write another book. This time it was a pocket wellbeing/self-help book. I’m never sure whether I’m allowed to reveal… Continue reading Writing news (another book!)
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!
Oooh, here’s a little more publicity organised by the lovely Summersdale Publishers in Chichester: A ‘My favourite books’ interview with local radio station Spirit FM. ‘My favourite books’ is, of course, a topic close to my heart. I could warble on for hours about this given half the chance. But in this interview I was uncharacteristically succinct for… Continue reading My top five favourite books (Spirit fm radio interview)
OK, life just got even more surreal – an extract from Oh Sugar was printed in the Daily Express today! I was at work so I made a beeline for WHSmith in my lunch break. I grabbed a copy of the paper and scanned the health section for a tiny article about sugar. I got a bit… Continue reading Blimey, I’m in the Daily Express!
HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone! I am a bit 'ex and shoff' at the moment (Teddy Robinson speak for 'excited and showing off') as I have just popped into Asda and guess what? There was my book on the shelf! I couldn't have asked for a more perfect start to 2015 :-)
2014 is ending in a seriously sparkly way… Oh Sugar! has already been reprinted. And it has been as high as 13,000 in the Amazon bestsellers rank, which is pretty good going considering there are millions of books on Amazon and the publication date for my book is tomorrow! (If you’re confused by this, as I was… Continue reading Blazing a trail in 2015