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Oh-pen University

I’m here again. I should be working on my final exam for my Open University Creative Writing course but I’m finding it difficult to get stuck in to the piece I’m working on. I started studying Creative Writing courses with the O


Still a-feudin'!

I’m still around, but the pollen has taken its toll. My abseil bruise has finally faded to a ghost of a bruise, and I’m collecting my sponsorship money slowly but surely.

I have still had no response from Discovered Authors, despite a polite letter, and a less polite ultimatum. It seems as though, rather than sort things out, they want me to take matters further (which I will, reluctantly). As you know, I never expected to be an author, but when this opportunity came up, I grabbed it with both hands. I wanted to make the most of it, knowing something this cool was unlikely to happen ever again. Sadly, my memory of this time will now be tarnished by the fact that the company that gave me the chance to be a novelist, have now turned their back on me. I’m not an unreasonable person, and only want what is mine. Nothing more, nothing less.

I do have methods to deal with this, but I don’t want any negativity to affect the other authors I know under the DA umbrella. I’m hoping that they come to their senses, open communications and begin to act in the professional manner I’d expect from a publishing company. Is that too much to ask? I think not.