So, two days ago I said I was going to write something new. In web time that’s an age – but I’m a book person now and, as such, two days between concept and delivery is virtually supersonic. Vrooooooom.

Anyhow – lots has happened in the last month – we’ve signed some great new books, I’ve been profiled in the Bookseller (complete with a photo that made me look like I want to suck myself off), we launched I Have America Surrounded and Friday Audio and the other morning I woke up in a hotel room in Tunbridge Wells wearing a tuxedo and dress shoes. Same old, same old.

But this month was a momentous month too, being as it was the first anniversary of the launch of The Friday Project.

Yes, it’s been a whole year. A year in which we’ve published almost ten books, we’ve raised over half a million pounds in funding, we’ve gone public, we’ve tempted Scott Pack to Victoria Street, we’ve signed a deal with Sarah Jessica Parker’s production company, we’ve moved offices twice, we’ve gone from two full-time members of staff to six and we’ve had a stunningly good time in the process.

Miserable cynic notwithstanding, there was something strange about standing in the big office with Clare on our birthday, after everyone else had gone home, just looking around.…

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