When the first proof copies of Cuckoo were distributed, I likened the feeling to taking my knickers off in public.**
But I have found something in this writing process far more challenging even than that, and two weeks ago, on holiday on France, I had to go through it again.
The most difficult part is the very first read.
Well, not the very first read – I do that myself, obviously (and god knows, that’s hard enough).… read more