It’s two years since Behind the Night Bazaar was published and this is the first time I’ve gone into the black with my publisher, Text, due largely to an advance (in Euros) for the German edition.
I am thrilled to bits.
And while on the subject of Nachtmarkt (German title of my novel), I received some copies while in Melbourne recently and they had a sticker on the front that said ‘Geht’s Nicht Thriller Das Monats’. I get that someone in Germany nominated it as a ‘Thriller of the Month’. I can only hope it’s their equivalent of Oprah!
Now when I fill in official forms, next to ‘profession’ I can put ‘writer’ and feel like I’ve earned it.