Mother on the Orient Express: The Update

Look, I went through a redesign and then I was in the dictionary and then I was really busy with multiple pitches and if I finish this script I’ve got due in the next couple of days I’ll have turned in a pilot script, a manuscript and a screenplay all in the past six weeks. So I don’t want to hear it! My fingers have been typing! And I still updated here! What do you people want from me?!

But: I wanted you to know that I’m about to start working on the next installment of Mother on the Orient Express. Some of you are new readers since the last time I wrote about it, so I figured I’d catch you up/prep you with links. We are reaching this trip’s one-year anniversary, which blows my mind. Where did this year go?

Okay, so here’s where I announced what was happening: “Got My Bags, Got My Reservations…”

And then here’s the story of the trip so far:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five

More to come. Thanks for being so patient. I should have Part Six up around the top of next week. I promise you this: the story does not disappoint.

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  1. Monica

    Yay! I was hoping you wouldn’t leave us hanging. I love these stories so much.

  2. Alison (in Austin)

    Oh good!… I feared you’d had second thoughts about posting the rest of the travelog, it being so personal and all. But what a wonderful story so far, so you really must wrap it up with the Paris leg of the tour! Can’t wait!

  3. Luxury Trains

    Just love the Orient Express such an elegant and refined train – an oasis in a brash world.

    1. Pamie

      Thank you, spam.

  4. Sierra

    Hi! I am a new reader, just read all the Mother on the Orient Express posts yesterday. I was in Venice once, 8 years ago. Can’t stop thinking about how magical it is and I can’t wait to get back there and spend more time getting lost. Very much looking forward to reading the next installment of your trip – what an amazing gift and adventure to have with your mom.

  5. Paul Tabachneck

    Oh, thank God, I thought it was me! Looking forward to the next installment.

  6. Sarah

    Hooray! I’ve been hoping for this.

  7. AustinFilmFestival

    Pamela will be attending the Austin Film Festival this year starting on Saturday, October 22nd and will be participating in a number of panels, including Authors and Screenwriters: Adaptations and Writing in Different Mediums, Roundtable: Television, and On the Level: a breakdown of TV staffing. Hope to see you there!

  8. Brett N


    And nary a fruit cup shall I rate.



    PS– more, please.