So a month or so ago I got an email from my editor letting me know my latest book had been accepted (yay) and asking me whether I could ‘squeeze in’ a novella before my next deadline. I hesitated because my schedule was carefully constructed to give me some time off over Christmas after I wrote-through the last two holiday seasons.
“It’s a Christmas book…” she hinted.
Mmmmm… vaguely more interested, I’ve never written a Christmas book… Then she brought out the kryptonite
“…and it has to have puppies in it.”
A puppy-based Christmas book. SOLD!
Instead, mine’s about a litter of wild-dogs and the conservationists working to help save them.
Aren’t they adorabubble!! African Wild Dog pups. I’ll let you know how I go when it’s all over!! Back to the keyboard…