We Can't All Be Astronauts: Your Friends Are Successes. You're a Failure. One Last Chance to Reach for the Stars...: Your Friends Are Successes. ... One Last Chance to Follow Your Dreams...

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'"Right!" My Dad slammed his fist against the dashboard. "If you want to die let's f***ing die together!"

"Dad...don't," I said, referring to the profanity rather than the death-threat.

But my father was lost in his own private Thelma and Louise moment. His sleep-deprived eyes were like ping-pong ball halves. His heel hit the accelerator...'

Tim Clare had always dreamed of greatness. Of writing a critically-acclaimed bestseller and quitting the rat-race of everyday life. The problem was that his friends had got there first and he was... well... nowhere. Seething with envy, single and still living with his parents, he decided to have one last shot at getting his masterpiece published. After all, things couldn't get any worse. Could they?

From grovelling shamelessly to Jeffrey Archer on a reality TV show to a fraught encounter with The Most Powerful Woman in Publishing, a spectacular mental breakdown to an excruciating suicide pact moment with his dad, Tim soon finds the answer is a resounding 'yes'...

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A true tale of envy, thwarted ambition and doing the write thing

About the Author:

Tim Clare is a writer and performer. He has has appeared on Radio 1, 2 and 3, written for the Guardian and The Times, and presented the Channel 4 series How To Get A Book Deal. As a stand-up poet he performs at clubs and festivals across the UK, including Glastonbury, Latitude, Leeds and Reading, and is a resident at Time Out Critic's Choice awarded sell-out literary cabaret club Homework.

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Published by Ebury Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0091928591 ISBN 13: 9780091928599
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