Writing My Seventh Novel – Part Six

Torture. Not the writing, the act of extracting information from an unwilling person. It is not a pleasant thought. I suppose, unless you have prior experience of being a torturer, then that is exactly how it should be. However, the act of torturing someone does appear to be something of a staple in thrillers. The … Continue reading Writing My Seventh Novel – Part Six

Writing My Seventh Novel – Part Five

I am just approaching the 20,000 word mark. Some writers insist that the word count is unimportant but I do not agree. I like having both a target and a measure as to how I am progressing. 70,000 is the approximate minimum figure for a novel these days. I usually exceed this by several thousand. … Continue reading Writing My Seventh Novel – Part Five