When I wrote to a friend that I was finishing a scene in my latest novel, Forget Me Not, that was particularly violent, she replied: So why do you want to write violence? Why not write something that can touch others and make positive things?… Read more
I presented the opening chapter of my new novel at the fiction master class organised by the Geneva Writer’s Group last weekend. The main point raise by some of my fellow participants and Tim Lott, our teacher, was the complexity of my plot and story.… Read more
Read a short article entitled Agents meet First Pages inspired by the recent Geneva Writers Group Meet the Agents day. It explores what is required of the first page of a novel.
(…) The fascinating thing about listening to so many first pages is that, in focussing attention on beginnings, it helps better understand the nature of a first page and what works and what doesn’t.… Read more