Writing is Rewriting

You might think it’s a bit early to start thinking about rewriting when I’m only 45,000 words into my current novel, but I’m already looking forward to the time when all those first rubbishy words are down on the page and I can get on with the real work of... read more

Promoting? But I want to write!

At the beginning of 2012, I wrote a post about ‘Building an Author Platform’. With ‘The Piano Player’s Son’ newly out, the whole marketing/promoting/author platform stuff is at the forefront of my mind. Even if you’ve cast only a cursory glance over my posts in recent months, you’ll know I’ve... read more

The Launch!

October 25th – that long-awaited day on my calendar – came and went. I can’t believe it’s already ten days ago, and this post on the launch is long overdue. So, how did it go? After all my anxiety and neurosis beforehand, it turned out to be a wonderful occasion.... read more