Things to do in December

As usual, there is plenty to do in December, and not really enough energy on my part left to do it. Now that NaNoWriMo is over, and we have even had the TGIO party to prove it, I am left with two full length novels cluttering up my computer, and no idea which of them …

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Plotting and Planning

Thanks to everyone who has bought ‘Promenade with Death’. I am pleased with the good start it has had, though I feel quite disloyal to it now that I have jumped straight back into writing another novel. Although my plans don’t always come to fruition, and certainly not as quickly as I would like, I …

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 …