Somebody thinks I’m 3 today

Posted on: Saturday 29 June 2013 8:57am by Jayne Kirkham

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Jayne Kirkham celebrates her third year at the CMC as a blogger.

I’ve just had notification from a blogging site that will remain unnamed (to protect the innocent) that this is my ‘third birthday.’

They gave me a picture of a tacky cupcake. Now I really don’t like cupcakes: not my thing at all. If it really was my birthday, I’d much prefer something like this enormous onion which has its own built in candle/fuse. I think said unnamed blogging site means I’ve been blogging at CMC for the past two years. If you’ve been before, I hope you have found my missives useful.

I’d like them all to be in verse or at the very least singable but we’ll see: there are too many lovely people to catch up with, things to think about and pizzas to eat to spend too much time in a quiet corner composing. As a freelance writer, I love coming to the CMC. I love celebrating this brilliant industry with like minded people, I love catching up on new trends and practices, I love eating out of brown paper bags. This tenth anniversary year will be extra special. If you see me crying, I’m choked with pride to be part of such a great event. It will definitely not have anything to do with having set fire to a whopping great onion.

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Jayne Kirkham

Writer

Jayne currently splits her time between adapting Ann Kelley's Bowerbird novels into a feature film for Artemisia Films, polishing her novel The Bones of Rockham Bay, administering the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children's Media and the Arts for the CMF, serving on the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Executive… Read more