Mad head. Sore back

It was my daughter’s birthday this week, which coincided, as with any week, with a lot of homework, and her mother on a deadline. That last bit is not so usual, although I do spend much of my working time in a state of panic at how much I’ve got to do, and how little…

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…