#PitchWars 2014: My Mentee Bio

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About me

Hi! I’m Emily Lowrey, 27, write YA and adult contemporary fiction from Merseyside, UK.

Current reading status: Gillian Flynn is my literary crush right now, because wow. I’m pretty much a constant reader, with at least two books on the go at any one time, as well as a well used Audible subscription.

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It isn’t the words.

I used to be so precious with my writing. I’d pick something to pieces. I’d salvage fancy metaphors, recycle and refresh characters, even bogart slithers of my own dialogue. It took me the longest time to realise that words aren’t a precious resource that I can only spew out so much of. They’re not like my blood or anything.

Ew, by the way.

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Redbubble – I’ve done it I’ve done it!

I’ve broken the £1000 mark!

*party poppers!*
*9am wine!*
*dance like a drunken uncle!*

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So I tripped, fell, and bought a GoPro

Ooops. And I couldn’t stop falling, either, as I accidentally purchased about a hundred quid of accessories, too…

I LOVE this little thing!

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My nerdy film camera collection… Pentax K1000

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I love film cameras. I have… like… 20 of them. One of my all time faves has to be the Pentax K1000. For £45 I got the body and four lenses. Now that’s a gorram bargain.

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Scary cool things from around the world

Me and my buddies try and do as many “scary” things as we can. We usually book holidays around those things. Here are some of our faves!

1) The Stratosphere Sky Jump – Las Vegas!

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Part 2: Don’t sky dive drunk. Trust me. (and SO MUCH EXCESS FACE SKIN)

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We woke up after twenty minutes of sleep, convinced we were sober and had dodged the hangover completely. You know when your brain really WANTS you to be sober? And you go into that stubborn state of denial? I’m sober, the sidewalk is wonky. I can see fine, there’s always been two of everything.

HAHAHA-NO. We were wasted. And about to jump out of a plane.

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