Voices of home

There are certain  writers with whom I always feel totally at home, and perhaps it’s not surprising that a number of them are Scottish.  One of them is  Ian Rankin whom I might never have read if I hadn’t had a flat tyre a few years ago on a Saturday. Up until then, although curious … Continue reading Voices of home

Jackson Brodie in Edinburgh

All the advice I’ve ever been given for writing a novel is that I must write every day, however little I produce. This did stand me in good stead when I started New History and really hadn’t a clue about what was in front of me. Apart from inculcating the necessary discipline, it kept my brain fully engaged with the characters, plot etc. … Continue reading Jackson Brodie in Edinburgh