As a novice novelist I am making plenty of mistakes. I am, it turns out, fallible. This is a shock to the system that I will recover from in time. Maybe. In 2030 or so. The whole process of writing my first book was great fun, I enjoyed choosing words, creating pictures in my mind,… Continue reading Positive Feedback?
I have made use of dance in my plot, because, well, it has a long tradition of appearing in literature. Dancing allows people to be intimate, almost private, in a public space, it is a good opportunity to converse - used to great effect by Jane Austen for one. All very convenient for moving a… Continue reading After The Deluge… Part 4: Dance
Every journey, they say, starts with a single step. I have already taken many steps and completed my first novel. It has been pushed out on the unsuspecting world. To a predictably deafening silence. So here I am taking a step I had hoped I would never have to take into the dark arts of… Continue reading Starting Out