I have been completely insufferable for the last 24 hours because my work in progress “Murder at the Hotel Orient” just won the Blue Pencil Agency Pitch Prize! I have been referring to myself as “An award winning author” all day, in all kinds of contexts where it absolutely isn’t called for:
“You should order the risotto, you can trust me: I am an award winning author.”
Happy that there are other people out there who believe in the project. The prize is a meeting with Hattie Grunewald, an agent I would love to work with.
You can see my name on the list of winners here: