While I was unplugged
I've been mostly off Twitter, Instagram and the internet in general for a few weeks, for a couple of reasons. The first reason was that I went to see family in Greece.
It felt strange to be Somewhere Else for the first time in almost two years. It was also lovely, and we were looked after as only Greeks can look after you, and it's taken a while to come to terms with being back.
The second reason was that I realised I needed to devote some time to finishing up the next book. It's not done yet, but it's mostly there. At least until edits come through, and I start the (genuinely fun) process of unpicking it all and putting it back together again!
Here are a few things that happened while I was away:
- I was very proud to be the SECOND member of the Silvey family to be interviewed in The Courier. Unlike my dad, I didn't get to do a photoshoot in chest waders, but there's always next time.
- I took part in VoyagerCon - I was honoured to be on a panel about Fantastical Cities with R.F. Kuang (author of THE POPPY WAR trilogy and the forthcoming BABEL) and Saara El-Arifi (look out for THE FINAL STRIFE, coming next year). If you missed it, you can watch the recording on YouTube.
- MEET ME IN ANOTHER LIFE is going to have a French edition and an Italian edition! I've updated the list of currently confirmed translations, with links to the publishers, in the FAQ.
Coming up next: I'm going to be attending BristolCon! Not sure yet if I'll be on any programming, but will update here once I know.