I like solitude. Even before I needed peace for writing (though, come to think of it, I’ve managed to work with the sound of sanding and drilling going on for the past few years) I liked being on my own: to hear my own thoughts and observe the world and dream, not having to talk (except to myself) or be derailed by someone else’s thought train.
And then you take yourself and your work out in public …
Continue reading “Writer leaves shell!”
Tuesday 26 of September 2017 was that special day when I saw my novel as a book, with a life of its own, for the first time.
Continue reading “The Chicken Soup Murder now!”
Gestation time for a novel is almost always a lot longer than it takes to produce a human baby. Continue reading “Novel? Due date delayed”
Coming soon – Due date 15 September 2017
Available to pre-order now through Amazon Continue reading “The Chicken Soup Murder”
How sweet the reward for a job done. Delicious rhubarb and elderflower sorbet from West Bay.
The job: completing the author questionnaire or A.Q. to go with my forthcoming novel The Chicken Soup Murder.
What is an A.Q.? Continue reading “Author completes questionnaire: deserves ice cream”
A long silence on the blogging front usually means much invisible work going on. Continue reading “Contract!”