Interrogating my characters

Interrogating my characters

I published my latest novel, The Chalky Sea, this month and have promised my readers to write a sequel. As I sat down to work on the second book I found I was struggling to re-connect with my characters. One of them was a secondary character in The Chalky Sea but...
LOCATION, LOCATION,  LOCATION!

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

Location is always a vital part of my novels. I think of the setting as another character in the books. My work in progress, tentatively titled The Green Ribbons is set in a small village in Berkshire at the turn of the twentieth century. Sometimes I stick with real...

WEEKLY PROGRESS REPORT

A very quick post tonight as I’m tired and have really struggled to crank out my thousand words today. I’ve been skiving over the weekend (including what for me was the most thrilling moment – holding aloft the FA Cup!) and today has been a combo of...

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