"Does that mean cartoons and cereal?" Bryce snottily
"I'd just changed agents and I'd said rather snottily
that I didn't want to be writing anyone else's television shows, I wanted to be creating my own," says Shearman, who is giving a reading of his new collection of short stories, Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical, on Saturday as part of Liverpool's Writing on the Wall festival.
2) At a professional meeting, we overheard two organizing honchos snottily
say that all vegetarians look alike, unaware they were looking at two sisters whose nametags displayed their married names.
"Michigan?" she replied rather snottily
. "What fun could we possibly have in Michigan?"
When I said I could actually afford dinner, I was told, again very snottily
, 'Dinner doesn't start until 6.30pm'.
The premise deals with the various employees of the snottily
rich Ridgeway clan, centering principally on maid Maria (Camille Guaty), who grew up with the family and is trying to claw her way out of debt in order to pursue loftier ambitions.
Finally, hope appeared in the form of a kid - maybe 12 - who locked onto Mills like a grizzly bear who sees a sleeping bag and thinks "burrito!" The kid poked out his neck, glared at Mills and said, snottily
, "Go Ducks!"
Someone else picked up and said snottily
, `We don't write books, we sell them.' I overheard him and said, `Give me that phone.'"