Confession Time

I thought I had better take this opportunity to confess that instead of getting straight to work on editing and publishing 'The Unexpected Suspect' (Pitkirtly XVI) I've irresponsibly returned to something completely different which I've been working on as a background project for over a year. This is quite unusual for me these days, because …

Discovering Spain

Yesterday I sent off the latest in my 'Quest' series, 'Quest for a Father', to have it made into what I think of as a proof copy in paperback, which I will decorate with sticky notes in time-honoured fashion to mark up the places where there is still some editing to be done despite the …

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 …