1. Because it’s summer holiday time
By ‘holiday’ I mean rain, traffic jams, bored kids and if you’re lucky, a bit of sunburn. There’s something very British about August. It’s unique.
2. Because The Great British Bake Off returns
3. Because Sarah Waters’ new book is published
It’s been a long five years since The Little Stranger. I.Can.Not. Wait.
4. Because I’m Performing At The Edinburgh Festival
*Gulp* Can hardly believe I’ve just written that. But it’s true! On 23rd August I’m talking circuses with William Sutcliffe, author of ‘Circus of Thieves’. https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/roll-up-roll-up-emma-carroll-william-sutcliffe
5. Because my book 2, The Girl Who Walked On Air, is published