I am well into writing the first murder – from both protagonists’ viewpoints. I am well into the rhythm now. Doing something outside for a couple of hours, then a shower and coffee, and finally a sit down in front of the computer. I am using a 4K i7 laptop with a 13” screen, a …
This first book, sorry…manuscript is titled ‘JASON’ for reasons which will become apparent if you read the book! The main character is pitted against Graham Tonnick, the tenacious detective.
It’s been a good first morning. I wrote the prologue. And fleshed out the notes for the whole book. Is it all going to be this easy? I also broke my discipline plan, because I wrote all day! Yeah…bet I do not keep that up!
Someone has been in touch to confirm that discipline is the number one requirement!! OK. Good. I will be starting the book as soon as I find my notes, compiled in UAE.
One key thing, I believe, is discipline. I will not be writing all day but I intend to work on the first book every day. I am hoping to get into a routine. Writing from 1000 ‘til 1230, then research and notes in the afternoons. I don’t know if that’s what writers do? It is …
How to actually write a book? I have no experience. The first thing I am doing is setting up my desk. I will be using Microsoft Word. I have a large desk to allow research books and a notebook to jot down ideas for the plot as I go. I also have a comfortable chair!