A day at the circus

Last weekend I did something I haven’t done since I was six years old. I went to the circus. And it was fabulous. Circuses seem to pop up in our area relatively frequently (once or twice a year) and each time I see the spires of a brightly coloured tent I think about going, butContinue reading “A day at the circus”

The next novel

In much the same way that people start asking you when you’re having kids about six months after you get married, now that Greythorne is out I’m starting to get questions about the next book.  Unlike the kid question, however, the timing is kind of perfect, because I’ve been turning over ideas for my next novelContinue reading “The next novel”

Behind the Scenes: Part 3 – Setting

In this series of posts, I’m going to be taking you behind the scenes of Greythorne and the process I went through to write it. Click to read Part 1 (The Idea) and Part 2 (Plot and Structure). Like most Gothic novels, setting is crucial to Greythorne. Whether it’s an isolated, spooky old house (inContinue reading “Behind the Scenes: Part 3 – Setting”