All in the edit?

This week I’ve been thinking about editing. Mainly because I’ve written half a novel in three months, steaming ahead to get the words onto the page, rather than being overly concerned with reworking. I remember my MA tutor and mentor, Jane Rogers, telling me that every novel is different, and I suspect it is, but…

Caught in the moment

Today, I saw this video for the first time and kept going back to it. Leckey so brilliantly captures the intimacy of those clubbing moments when everything falls away and the dancing, music and company feels as if it is the best it can ever be. I love the rawness of his material and the…