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Who wants The Unfinished Symphony of You and Me . . . .EARLY?

 The Unfinished Symphony of You and Me by Lucy Robinson

People, I have amazing news. Penguin have been in talks with all the lovely folk who sell my books online and here’s what they’ve agreed: If this video below reaches 1000 hits, they will release the ebook of Unfinished Symphony EARLY. As in, a whole week early. You could be reading it in JUST OVER A WEEK! HEAR ME NOW! Given how many of you have wailed at me about having to wait for this book, I think this is a marvellous little thing. I for one am definitely up for having that little bad boy on my Kindle before … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Pub Day

 Lucy Robinson BRAVELY READING. Copyright Lucy Robinson blog

Well now. Hello dearest readers. How are you? I am good, thanks. Hmmm, did I mention that my BOOK, A Passionate Love Affair with a Total Stranger, IS NOW OUT? What’s that? Shut the fuck up and stop bothering us about it? Oh. I see. Fair enough. I’ll be quiet. *muffled squeals* No, I can’t do it! I can’t shut up, I’m sorry. It’s the most exciting thing ever and I’m still surrounded by cards and flowers and high heels. (I know! Me! High heels! I wore them constantly and didn’t fall over ONCE.) So because I’m feeling so excitable I … Continue reading

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Bang, went my face. I fell out of my high heels.

Well, it happened. Publication day came and went. My book (pictured – once only, I promise) is out there, in the world. Feck! I didn’t knob up my radio interviews too horribly, although I did have an awkward moment when one of the presenters made some gag involving my name. The gag was clearly designed to invite a reciprocal response but the problem with that was that I had already forgotten his name. An uncomfortable silence ensued as we both waited for me to remember. Eventually, somewhat wounded, he soldiered on. Other than that, all was well. I signed books, talked … Continue reading

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Hush… There’s a deathly hush all around…

When I was twelve I wrote the lyrics for a song which began with the line above. Let’s just say it together, atmospherically: Hush…. There’s a deathly hush all around…. Oh, it was a classic. A few lines later it went “There’s gonna be a riot if it stays this quiet…” I mean, I was destined to be a writer! Oh, Robinson. Riot and quiet? Bless you, my little love. Bless you. Anyway. That’s sort of how it felt when I woke up this morning. There was a deathly hush all around. An eerie stillness broken only by an unseen finger that … Continue reading

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Who ate all the fromage

Oh oui oui bloody OUI, readers! J’ADORE PARIS! Flaming arseballs, it was amazing. Why the hell did I wait until I  was 32 ? Well, I suppose I know why. And yes, as reasons go it was on the slightly silly end of the scale but since I outed myself at least five girlfriends and several blog readers (hell, they’re my girlfriends too!) have mailed me to say that they too have been waiting for lurve to arrive in their lives before going. If you are reading and you are one of these people, allow me to inform you that you’re making a … Continue reading

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Robinson goes to Paris

HI THERE my dear Readers. I write to you in a state of great excitement. Firstly, I’ve just been to see Penguin, my publishers. It’s only six weeks until my novel is published – less, maybe – and they tell me that the retail world is going mad for it. And reviewers, bloggers, all sorts of people are loving it. I cannot put into words how extraordinary this news is to me. Honestly: I finished the thing and thought it was absolute turd. To think that something I’ve written is actually enjoyable to normal human beings is just beyond awesome. … Continue reading

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Lucy Robinson is not so bad you know

I was talking to my friend earlier today. She is one of the most disgusting people I’ve ever met. Think you’re talented? Forget it. You’re not. Not next to her anyway. Think you’re creative? Pah! Good-looking? Bad news, my friend! She’s better than you! She is creative, she’s funny, she’s clever and she’s absolutely beautiful too. She is a photographer, designer, blogger, branding consultant, pianist and piano teacher and best of all she’s created this absolutely marvellous children’s brand called Florentine and Pig which is just the most wonderful jumble of cookery, hilarity and creativity in the world. If I was a … Continue reading

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Big News

Readers, there is something I’ve been wanting to tell you for a long time. And finally I am allowed to do so. It’s so exciting I could actually wet myself! (Oh come off it. Of course I haven’t met a man! Don’t be mad!) Deep breath. I AM GOING TO BE A PUBLISHED NOVELIST! Let me just say that again, because it is the most exciting thing I’ve ever said in the whole world. I AM GOING TO BE A PUBLISHED NOVELIST! WTF?! I cannae believe it! I’m very sorry to have kept this from you. But here, if you’re … Continue reading

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