Where I am

The title of this blog post may be slightly misleading. I am physically in my usual writing spot, the conservatory, looking out somewhat apprehensively to see if snow has started to fall yet, which I'm very much hoping it doesn't, although there was suspicious-looking low white cloud over the Pentland Hills, which I can more …

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 …

Berlin Background

I was just wondering whether to share some of my background research for 'A Quest in Berlin' when I suddenly remembered my Pinterest board. I am never quite sure about Pinterest as I've struggled to find a use for it in the past and my first few boards had clunky titles like 'Places where I …