I Will Have An Oreo (Or Two)

I Will Have An Oreo (Or Two)

After several heavy posts, it is time to (hopefully) have some smiles (mostly at my own expense), courtesy of Twitter's #writingcommunity...

Their Reader’s Eye

Their Reader’s Eye

Writing a book is, to me, mostly just barely controlled chaos. At the start of a new one, I set out a basic outline of a few pages of what I think may happen, including the ending. Subsequently, there is no real "pattern" to getting the bulk of it finished.

All Of The Authors’ Questions

All Of The Authors’ Questions

I find it far easier to write when I use something about myself as a basis for something fictional. I think that is so because I know then that because it is not technically fictional that it then makes the fictional writing that much more truly human.

With The Current

With The Current

No matter how many books you have completed, no matter if readers have said what you write is good or even excellent (if you are lucky), you are never quite sure of where you stand with the current manuscript.

Winding Down Another Year

Winding Down Another Year

The major reason I am a writer is my (now late) uncle (a crime novelist who died in 2015) urged me to give it a go. I would never have had the courage to do so if not for him. Back in the 1990s he began to get on at me to write a novel...

On Page One

On Page One

Poland will play a part in the story. But I am saying no more here right now. 😉

From “Self-Isolation”

From “Self-Isolation”

We flew back here to London on Friday evening. We are now re-acclimating time-zone-wise. However, we cannot go out for 10 days.