What I want to do next is to finish the Fergus Findlay, Drover trilogy, then follow Miss Kirkwood through to her retirement and becoming the Cairndhu matriarch. It takes Peggy through the lean thirties and […]
Living in a village.
I write about villages because I was brought up in one where most of the people were related – even if it was only through drink, as one of the local worthies commented. He also […]
I should really be doing more about 1820 but I’m going to take a breather and think about the next project. I enjoy the village stories in Oakhaven and Cairndhu but need to do a […]
Story lines from recent times and mining.
There are advantages in using a single point of view character in a novel.
My method of ensuring a firm point of view character.
Inspiration is from ordinary people
After the showI’ve started to lay out the follow on from Best in Show in Cairndhu. The opening comes with Broon making his way home from work and meeting Jinks, the postman. Jinks gives Broon […]
Reaction to critique