Today took me back to the December Book, which is either a rather anachronistic working title for the current novel or, as my mate Duncan..
In case you haven’t been following along, The December Book is the novel I’m currently writing, which I promised to shadow in..
It’s amazing, the things this novel gets hung up on. The other day, it stalled because I didn’t know how a working labourer..
(Picture courtesy of my wife, as I’m running out of decent Edinburgh shots) While on the one hand, it’s important to know when..
You’ll be pleased to hear (I certainly was) that yesterday saw the completion of chapter one of the December Book. The most..
Writing has happened, but by all the gods, it was brutal. A full day, yet just over half a chapter complete. I said yesterday that the..
Well, today didn’t mark the start of the writing, as I thought it might yesterday, but instead threw me back to the books for more..
So, let’s get started, shall we? As previously declared, I’m starting a new novel today, a hopefully quite literate horror..
I’ve booked two weeks off the day job at the start of December. For those two weeks, my daughter’s at school, and my..