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Whooping over my cocopops – thank you Fluttering Butterflies!

Thursday, June 07, 2012 REVIEW: How to Keep a Boy as a Pet by Diane Messidoro It has been a long time since I loved a book as much as I loved How to Keep a Boy as a Pet by Diane Messidoro!  This book is adorable and funny but also incredibly heartfelt and emotional. …
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Last night I was very, very naughty with my dream pet man…

… Today I am feeling extremely swoony… I was lucky enough to go to an amazing event called ‘Meet the film makers’ in London last night to see one of my heroes, the actor, Jon Hamm (who also just happens to be officially one of the most gorgeous pet men on the planet) speak about…
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A sneaky peek behind the scenes at my launch party…

  Nip over to the Electric Monkey books site today and you’ll find my grin-by-grin photo diary of my book launch party at Waterstones Covent Garden last week… Dx    

Proof: my doodles never lie. But can you spot the odd authorial fact?

Here’s me, or a bit of me, signing books on possibly the most exciting night of my life –  my launch party at Waterstones Covent Garden last week. But can you spot the odd authorial fact that matches my main ‘HQ’ website doodle?* And if you want to sneak a peek behind the scenes and…
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Fluffing-up the cats, putting the kettle on, DMHQ is open-ish…

…I just have to nip out for some doodling pens and coffee and blue cakes and a new brain cell that knows how to sort out technical hitches (do you think they’ll sell them in the phone shop?)  I might be some time… Have a good snoop around while I’m gone, put some music on,…
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The story behind the story

Blog tour: day five, Choose YA

Choosing YA asked me about the inspiration for How to Keep a Boy as a Pet… From Choosing YA Books, May 4, 2012 THE STORY BEHIND MY STORY Hello Lucy, and everyone who loves to read YA. I’m delighted to be popping in on day here of my blog tour.Right, now big deep breath, as…
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Flashing my bums today!

Blog tour: day four, Nocturnal Reader

Oh, Tarquintius… What I wish I’d known at 15… ‘First, thank you Nocturnal Reader – it’s an honour to be your very first blog tour ‘act’! *takes shy bow* Second, hmm… What do I wish I’d known at 15? It’s a tricky question to answer, to be honest.  It’s so easy to look back and say, oh…
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An entirely blank brain…

Blog tour: day three, Librarymice

You know that feeling you get when you’ve dozed through 50 minutes of maths then suddenly the teacher shouts… ‘YOU! Square route of 4,000,389.24 – NOW!’  Yes? Well I just felt exactly like that… http://www.librarymice.com/2012/05/blog-tour-diane-messidoros-top-5.html

Boy mistake no.304a

Blog tour: day two, Bookbabblers

Not my proudest romantic moment… http://bookbabblers.co.uk/2012/05/guest-post-from-diane-messidoro-author-of-how-to-keep-a-boy-as-a-pet/

Swooning all over again

Blog tour: day one, Chicklish

The lovely Luisa Plaja at Chicklish asked me about my favourite pet boys when I was a teen, prepare to swoon… http://keris.typepad.com/chicklet/2012/04/gimme-five-diane-messidoros-five-pet-boys.html WARNING: SOME OF THESE PET BOYS ARE VERY FURRY.