Today I’m writing about the research process at Me and My Big Mouth, the blog of Scott Pack (late of Waterstone’s; now of the Friday Project). If you think learning Russian for the Saskia Brandt novels is impressive, wait until you hear about the ice-cream I had to eat for Proper Job.
It has been a long time coming, but today I publish Proper Job, a comedy novel whose first draft I completed more than seven years ago (US). How do I feel? Exhausted. Pleased. Quite interested to see how well the book will do on the Kindle platform in comparison to Déjà Vu and Flashback. I […]
When I wrote Déjà Vu, I wasn’t sure if it was any good. Certainly, it was 120,000 of sustained narrative and kept me entertained, but I couldn’t be sure about the effect on other people. Turns out they liked it. The novel I wrote after Déjà Vu was a very different one: a coming-of-age comedy […]