First Success from Glasgow Faberites

2 Oct

Exciting night on Friday as the first of the Glasgow Faber Academy Novel Writing group launched their first novel. Vicki Jarrett’s Nothing is Heavy – a tale of chip shops, pole dancing and a man in a gorilla suit. Vicki worked on the novel throughout the course, and it was a pleasure to read the work in progress. Now I’ve got my hands on the finished version, and I can’t wait to dig in. Have a go yourself – buy direct from the publisher so they don’t have to give all their profits to Amazon http://www.linenpressbooks.com/

It was wonderful to see how happy and thrilled Vicki was to be holding her book, particularly when I know the blood, sweat and tears that went into the writing of it – it’s hard work to make something look so easy. There was talk about which of us would be next… but in the meantime we’ll savour Vicki’s success.

Nothing is Heavy by Vicki Jarrett

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One Response to “First Success from Glasgow Faberites”

  1. vicki jarrett October 4, 2012 at 11:03 pm #

    Aw, thanks, Colette! Was really great to have you guys there. x

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