Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – Three Hundred and Twenty-Five

The day she tried her hand at romance was life changing – in the best of ways. From scratching a living and writing in snatched moments she became an ‘overnight success’ and a wealthy woman.

The publisher who picked up her second romantic novel sent their publicist to see her. He came away dejected and at a loss as to what to do.

“She’s impossible,” he said to his boss. “Sixty something, plain as a pikestaff and cripplingly shy. She isn’t even photogenic.”

Which was how the man who illustrated the book jacket drew an idealised ‘portrait’ of the author too….

©️jj 2019

 

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