Bookends and Cold Turkey

So this week is half term week, and I’m supposed to be stepping away from the computer, remembering I have a family and spending some time with The Husband and The Sprogs. As you can see, that’s going well! I’m generally not very good at Cold Turkey, whether that’s biscuits, booze or books… In all […]

Those voices in my head…

One of the things that continually surprises me with this writing malarkey is the way that certain characters reveal their inner intentions and desires to me at the oddest moments. I’ve been putting together the random bits of book 2 ready to make more sense of it over the coming weeks, but yet again I’ve […]

Plotting versus pantsing…a new approach for Book 2.

Are you a plotter or a pantser? This was the question that I, quite understandably, replied ‘WTF?’ to, back in 2006 when I participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for the first time. For the uninitiated, that basically means do you write a novel outline first, and then adapt it as you actually write […]