FFS p.72 and the hilarious gay best friend has appeared

(9 Posts)
Noeuf Mon 04-Jan-16 21:11:31

What is wrong with publishers? What is this conveyer belt genre that involves crappy Bridget Jones type knock offs?
Gay best friend, tick
Low level media job, tick
Horrible boyfriend, tick

PassiveAgressiveQueen Mon 04-Jan-16 21:14:08

mine bug bear is: pg 4 i know the label on every item of clothing worn, and the full market value

Noeuf Mon 04-Jan-16 21:30:10

Yes that's irritating.
Millie put her baby pink ted baker bag on the chair next to Simon. Etc.

doitanyways Mon 04-Jan-16 21:31:18

Always a male gay best friend.

Lesbians don't exist ...

scrappydappydoo Mon 04-Jan-16 21:52:30

Don't forget the 'vintage' clothes/accessories/house decor to illustrate the characters cute and quirky side

Noeuf Mon 04-Jan-16 22:06:50

True, lesbians are reserved for serious fiction.
And every poorly paid runner can afford quirky vintage, natch.

TiggyD Mon 04-Jan-16 22:11:17

True, lesbians are reserved for serious fiction. - And vampire books.

PassiveAgressiveQueen Mon 04-Jan-16 22:54:18

Such sloppy writing, really is treadmill stuff.

Noeuf Mon 04-Jan-16 22:56:53

Forgot vampires.
Typically Queen.
I'm now at a 'serious' bit with an attempt to write some domestic violence in. Sadly I can see that her new found friends will, within a few pages, rescue her from this.

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