Fiona McIntosh

First for 2012

Today I hit the ‘send’ button on a new manuscript that whisked it off to my editor at Penguin. This is a sequel to the WWll novel that is hitting bookstores for April 1. Always a lovely feeling of relief to watch the little blue line load the email and hear that reassuring sound of it whizzing away. However, euphoria is quickly replaced by a sense of loss, nausea and anxiety. And it never changes, no matter how many manuscripts one delivers….at least not for me. Anyway, I shall give myself one day of this….lazy coffee, recipe hunting in favourite cookbooks and perhaps a bit of fiction on the back deck. Tomorrow I shall get knee deep into a new adult fantasy. F



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  1. Aden January 6, 2012

    Can’t wait for the WWII novels Fiona! Or the Adult Fantasy, an exciting year to come.


  2. Jo January 8, 2012

    Look forward to reading your next good tales Fiona, April is on my calendar!
    I hope you’ve had a lovely Christmas and New Year with your family 🙂
    Cheers, Jo


    • fiona January 8, 2012

      Hello Jo
      Lovely to hear from you and thank you for the April promise. F


  3. Maddy in Adelaide! January 12, 2012

    Yay! Well done!!! I think a great big chocolate treat is well deserved…haighs??????
    Reread Valisar’s over xmas…loved it all over again!
    Cheers, maddy xx


    • fiona January 12, 2012

      Oh, how wonderful. Love it. Thank you.


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