Lyndsay Russell Author/Illustrator

Hardback Novel - FAT CHANCE
Softback version renamed:
MAKING IT BIG

Welcome!

MAKING IT BIG...

(No.2 Women's Popular Fiction UK Kindle charts for over 60 days)

MIRANDA HART: "I loved my literary romp with the fabulous Lyndsay Russell. Two words - SUCH FUN!!"

"What a concept, and brilliantly written. I couldn't put it down!" - Hannah Murray, The Book Program TALK RADIO EUROPE

PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY 'An enlightening take... as well as some fantastic characters'

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

‘If you think tiny sizes are attractive, it’s just a state of mind. Fashion is of the moment. Don’t let it rule your life'

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Hello, and thanks  for visiting my author site... Some of you will have clicked on here because of Twitter/Facebook/Instagram.. Or:


a) You've Googled my illustrated children's book,'The Rainbow Weaver' and followed my linked name

b) You're against the pressure to be a 'perfect size' and joining the campaign

Or: You're just here because the damn search engine led you down a bad link?  In which case, my sincere apologies (It's SO annoying).

 

Whatever, WELCOME!   For those of you who liked FAT CHANCE, it's NOW OUT in a smaller mass market size (handy for traveling if you're off on your hols). We've also changed it's name and it has a new cover.   It's now called: MAKING IT BIG  (a more positive title to cheer us up in these depressing economic times)

There's also a new twist and change of ending in the last few chapters... so if you loved it the first time, you may want to get it again... otherwise, be careful not to buy it twice.

If on the other hand... you're new to the book and curious to know  what  MAKING IT BIG is about, here's the back page:-

 

THRILLED TO SAY MAKING IT BIG HIT NO. 9 UK KINDLE (out of 850,000 fiction and non-fiction books)

It also held No.2 spot in WOMEN'S FICTION for over 60 days, and No.6 in CONTEMPORARY FICTION

 SO IT'S OFFICIALLY A BEST SELLER!

TO ADD TO THE EXCITEMENT, FOLLOWING A FAB REVIEW IN THE 'BIBLE' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY....

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I'VE SOLD THE FILM OPTION - AND SIGNED A SCRIPT DEAL!

 IN HOLLYWOOD WITH LEE ARONSOHN (co-creator of US top hit comedy TWO AND A HALF MEN and Producer/writer of THE BIG BANG THEORY).  And loving it.  All a bit of a surreal dream...  The sun, palm trees, assistants, vintage Hollywood bungalow...  (feels like I'm IN the book!  See gallery for more photos)STOP PRESS*STOP PRESS*STOP PRESS*STOP PRESS*STOP PRESS*

My agent and publisher has just sold the book to JAPAN and TURKEY - Looking forward to seeing it in different languages.

Anyway, this is where it all started...

 LAUNCH NIGHT - the team

 

As we have now changed the original book title,  I apologize that rest of the site is a mix of publicity and reviews from the launch of the original version, FAT CHANCE.  But hopefully, that tells you all you may want to know about MAKING IT BIG

The relaunch version Making It Big has been tremendous fun, with cupcake teashop book signings (sigh, such hell!) 

 

(Only annoyance, it seems my husband prefers my uber-flattering, heavily retouched marketing cut-out far more than me - says he's taking her out for dinner next week)

 

 

 

 

FOR MORE PICTURES OF the original launch, CHECK OUT THE GALLERY - PAGE AT TOP 

 REVIEWS: please check out Press Coverage links above

For more about The Rainbow Weaver, a children's book I wrote and illustrated with my (then) eight year old daughter Tippi,  just click on http://www.therainbowweaver.com/ which will link you to a dedicated  site about the book:  Latest and exciting news there is it's currently undergoing workshops at THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC to try out it's potential as a musical. 

 

 

 

 MAKING IT BIG THE BOOK Facebook

For more immediate updates on what's going on, do please 'like' my facebook page, which also gives you a voice to say what you think/want to say/feel about body issues, the book, or whatever comes to mind on the wall.

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