One of the illustrators I work with just emailed me for a catch up and asked if I am busy at the moment. My reply rather surprised me. This is what I said:
I'm not really that pushed at the moment. I'm just catching up on websit and promotional stuff, and writing blog posts and putting a new fiction proposal together and proof reading one of my other fiction titles that's going to Frankfurt in a couple of weeks, and creating some new workshop resources and planning the Christmas Chocolate Shop with the theatre production company and...
Perhaps I AM quite busy after all.
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