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Recent content by Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

  1. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    God, I remember those.

    God, I remember those.
  2. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    So, Chris was arrested by the gendarmes today... Prize to the person who can give the most...

    So, Chris was arrested by the gendarmes today... Prize to the person who can give the most entertaining reason why. (No friends of mine from Facebook need apply).
  3. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    I wish I'd stuck my oar in earlier, I would have said Naples. Damn, I'm good! :D

    I wish I'd stuck my oar in earlier, I would have said Naples. Damn, I'm good! :D
  4. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Bugger. A friend had her carpal tunnel done, which got infected and she lost a finger and part...

    Bugger. A friend had her carpal tunnel done, which got infected and she lost a finger and part of her hand. I imagine the same goes for whatever metal joint they stick in me.
  5. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Sounds good. Although - and I apologise to all you crime writers out there - what is this...

    Sounds good. Although - and I apologise to all you crime writers out there - what is this obsession with writing and reading about murder? Clearly, people like it. But have you ever wondered why?
  6. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    How the hell do they replace a wrist? I shudder to think.

    How the hell do they replace a wrist? I shudder to think.
  7. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    I'm impressed.

    I'm impressed.
  8. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    "Beforehand"??? Heehee

    "Beforehand"??? Heehee
  9. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Surgeon confirmed thumb joint replacement and carpal tunnel surgery scheduled for 11 Sept...

    Surgeon confirmed thumb joint replacement and carpal tunnel surgery scheduled for 11 Sept, (hence need to get corrections to m/s done asap) I think I'll be in plaster a couple of months.
  10. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    The only connection that is any use. The rest are retired or dead. Coming from a publishing...

    The only connection that is any use. The rest are retired or dead. Coming from a publishing family has been of no use whatsoever. At least this copy editor is worth her weight in gold. But she does everything the old-fashioned way: paper and tiny notes and squiggles on the m/s itself.
  11. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Sorry, she was doing it as a favour because she liked my parents. I'd have to ask her first...

    Sorry, she was doing it as a favour because she liked my parents. I'd have to ask her first before revealing her name.
  12. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    I think it is a mix of good and bad. I really had thought I'd got all the typos, run away...

    I think it is a mix of good and bad. I really had thought I'd got all the typos, run away commas, and general sloppiness. But, no. Luckily there was no criticism of the story, just a couple of places where she advised, for example, adding a line or two for clarity. Almost every page had...
  13. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Just had 2/3s of manuscript back from professional copy editor... OMG!

    Just had 2/3s of manuscript back from professional copy editor... OMG!
  14. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Next year is a big one...party time!

    Next year is a big one...party time!
  15. Rachel Caldecott-Thornton

    Thanks, Bun. I haven't forgotten about dropping a review on Amazon, just have been a bit busy. I...

    Thanks, Bun. I haven't forgotten about dropping a review on Amazon, just have been a bit busy. I shall do it asap. Your book is well written, inspired and moved me.
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