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R.I.P my darlings

Today I am in mourning. I have killed off my darling of darlings, the one part of my novel I thought I would never change: the first sentence.   I have learnt many things about the publishing industry over recent months. The most surprising, and frankly upsetting, lesson learned was that an agent will read… Continue reading R.I.P my darlings

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Putting the Win into Winchester

  I try to keep these things below 300 words, but I really only need to use one to describe my weekend: Awesome.   I have just had the time of my life at the Winchester Writers Festival and enjoyed every minute of it.   I hit the road at 5.30am on Saturday and arrived in… Continue reading Putting the Win into Winchester