Zee reads an extract from ‘Lucy’s Story: The End of the World’ [video]

So, I finally managed to get my first vlog done! Well… I sort of cheated, because it’s more a reading of chapters 1 & 2 in Lucy’s Story, and less of a video blog, but it’s my first time so I’m cutting myself some slack.

Now, this is a huge step for me. Public speaking is far from my forte, and I’m camera shy (when we watch our old home videos, you can see my dad trying to catch me on camera – as soon as I realise he’s here, I run away!).

Over the past few years, I’ve challenged myself to do more things outside of my comfort zone. Public speaking and being in front of the camera is so far away from my comfort zone that I’m taking little steps towards being able to confidently speak to an audience. In university, I chose assignments that involved a seminar or presentation, and thanks to my filmie friends have had a little experience in front of the camera. This year, I’ve even signed up to be an extra! Talk aboutΒ pushing boundaries – whew.

11071739_10152836455513380_8332613796985580761_o

Making a speech at the my first book launch.

So without further ado (because there’s been enough ado, methinks) here’s my first vlog! I’m aiming to get a few more up before launch day this Saturday, and then do vlogs regularly – hopefully once a fortnight at least, but we’ll see how things go.

Please do let me know your thoughts on the video, as I’m super nervous about it! What did you like? What could I improve on?

And of course… do you think you’ll read the rest of Β Lucy’s Story: The End of the World? You can pre-order the eBook from Amazon now.

Advertisements

4 responses to “Zee reads an extract from ‘Lucy’s Story: The End of the World’ [video]

    • Aw, thanks Shruti! If you don’t get your hands on a copy in the holidays I’ll bring one next term for you to borrow πŸ™‚

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s