Author: Metropolitan Mum

Undoubtedly doubtful

Hey, it’s me. Look further down. I am right down here, in the little hole. Duvet over my head, tin of biscuits in front of me, crap TV switched on. With the manuscript finished, my main goal has been accomplished. And where I thought I’d be drifting on cloud number nine for a little while, […]

A rock’n royal wedding

Once upon a time, there was a prince, a very patient girl and a wedding date. The patient girl was said to have waited so long for her prince to pop the question, that once she had properly ball-and-chained the chap, she decided to let her hair down big time. As soon as the pressure […]

The art of idling

There’s doing nothing (i.e. killing time with bad TV, putting on a wash, submitting a Tesco online order) and there’s doing nothing (i.e. having a cup of tea, putting your feet up, reading a book). For the latter, there’s the Idler Academy. Nestled into a quiet side bend at the east end of Westbourne Park […]

How to write a book

No need to hold your breath – the following post doesn’t bear any expert advice. I have no clue how to write a book. No, wait, change that. I have no clue how to write a good book. I do, however, have a certain authority on how to write a few pages without tearing my […]

Pretty, please!

Can you spot the difference? I have had a complete and total makeover. What do you think? PS: Excuse the recent absence, I have been busy revising the book and scanning the market for underemployed agents. Normal service shall be resumed shortly.

The End

So. I just finished writing my novel. I always thought I’d be ecstatic at this point. But I am mainly feeling sick. That must be the shock. Wow. It’s over. And for a change, I am lost for words.

Tidy up, tidy up

I’ve lost it. Seriously, I have lost my RSS feeds. There’s been a long list of coveted blogs I collected and started to follow over the years, and it’s all gone. Together with bookmarks and all internet history. I have moved from old computer to new computer over the weekend (and because I have been […]