The Advance that Never Was

Cate, daughter-in-law of 93 year old author, Lorna Page, yesterday clarified the story which has been filling the media over the past few days. Cate’s original press release is available from the BBC site and clearly shows that no advance was ever claimed to have been paid to Ms Page for her book in her original press releases. It seems the the story grew a ‘tale’ once passed on to lazy media corporations. Well, I suppose it is August, and reporters are desperate for a good story, no matter what kind of detail they have to add to it!

The BBC followed up with the following:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm/2008/08/the_93_yearold_and_the_big_adv.shtml

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