‘So the important thing is, not to fuck it up.’
‘Agreed. Any advice?’
‘Maybe have a few topics of conversation ready in case your mind goes blank?’
It probably will.
At this point my editor appears.
‘You could use the alphabet technique?’ he says.
‘If you can’t think of something to say, work through the alphabet, thinking of a topic that begins with each letter. So a is agoraphobia – probably not – b is… bulimia…’
Is he my editor or my doctor?
‘C is errr…’
‘Chlamydia?’ Becky says.