Editor Leah got back with her notes for draft two of Every Vow You Break (formerly known as Novel #2). There were two of them: 1) it’s brilliant and 2) she loves it. The story, plot, character and setting notes from draft one are now all fixed! Hurrah!
Before it goes to the copy editor, though, I’ve . . . → Read More
I have been at the Edinburgh Festival for nearly a week now, feeding my beast with lots of great theatre and Book Festival events. I’m staying with OldMan and LittleSon in two studenty bedsit rooms off Leith Walk. Each day, LittleSon and I set off, tickets in hand, to go and see stuff. . . . → Read More
From 19 – 22 July, I was at Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, appearing on the New Blood Panel. It was a great honour to be chosen (by Val McDermid, no less!) to speak alongside SJ Watson (whose book Before I go to Sleep is deservedly taking the world . . . → Read More
Nothing really to do with writing, so I’ll let the pictures do the talking.
Yep, we were guests . . . → Read More
Can't believe I'm actually here.
Top of my list to do while we were in the Bay Area around San Francisco (after finishing the second draft of Every Vow You Break, of course) was to visit my Alma Mater – the Office of Letters and Light, out of which NaNoWriMo is . . . → Read More
3 am, San Francisco Hotel bathroom
I’ve not been around for a while because, among other things, I have had my head down on draft 2 of novel #2. I had some fantastic notes from EditorLeah, AgentSimon and AsstAgentAriella, and have been working on them, weaving new plotlines back and forth, making sure the little . . . → Read More