Not really the end!

I have, just minutes ago, typed 'The End' on my draft of Pitkirtly XIV. Of course this isn't really the end as every novel always needs quite a bit more work even once this stage has been reached. But there is no doubt that writing the first draft - making something out of nothing - …

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Progress

This afternoon I've just passed the 20,000 word mark in my first draft of 'Pitkirtly XIV' - it now has an almost definite title but I had better not reveal it until it's 100% definite. Originally it was supposed to have the word 'witch' somewhere in it, because I hope to release it round about …

Almost There

First of all, thank you again to anyone who has bought a copy of 'Unpredictable Events', which I am happy to say is still doing quite well and has had some lovely reviews. I wouldn't exactly say that last night I dreamed I went to Pitkirtly again, but I can't help looking forward to writing …

Berlin Background

I was just wondering whether to share some of my background research for 'A Quest in Berlin' when I suddenly remembered my Pinterest board. I am never quite sure about Pinterest as I've struggled to find a use for it in the past and my first few boards had clunky titles like 'Places where I …

Hello again, Berlin!

I've spent the past few weeks, or at least the parts of them that haven't been taken up with going for therapeutic walks followed by even more therapeutic lie-downs, finding excuses to go out to lunch, and emergency vet's appointments, editing 'A Quest in Berlin', the next novel in the Quest series. Today, to the …