Category Archives: My Writing

Being an indie author is just completing the circle

Anyone who read my last post has probably realised what I’m planning to do with Death Will Find Me, my 1920s-set crime novel. I’m going to self-publish it. It’s something I never thought I’d do, but I’ve run a publishing … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions, decisions…

 It is striking that I’ve written only three blog posts so far this year – a vague one about the progress (or lack of it) that Death Will Find Me had made in terms of finding a publisher, a piece … Continue reading

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Writing in the dunes, imagining the scene as the German Navy surrendered…

In the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, back when I was writing an early draft of Death Will Find Me and still getting to know my characters, I saw an image from the day the German fleet surrendered to the British … Continue reading

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Another update…

I seem to spend my life composing vague, holding posts that sit in my drafts folder, while I wait for concrete news of what’s going on with The Book. Things are happening. But slowly. I truly believe that there are … Continue reading

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Writing, book deals, life… An update.

It’s so long since I posted here – I’ve been putting it off until there was news but in the meantime I’ve had a couple of messages from people asking if I’ve now turned into an actual hermit, so I’m … Continue reading

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