Categories
Forest Brothers

The perils of many edits

Well, I have finished the run through of the editorial comments made by my prospective publisher for Forest Brothers and – yup, she was right in 99% of cases! There is a serious problem when you edit your own work. You know the story. The action and dialogue has come from your mind, and it […]

Categories
Forest Brothers

A Forest of Biro Marks

To give you an idea of what producing a novel entails, I thought I would try and update my blog every so often. Then you get an idea of the journey that the story ‘Forest Brothers’ has gone through. It will be like walking through a deep Estonian forest but with less midge bites. I received back […]

Categories
Forest Brothers

Forest Brothers

Forest Brothers is the name of my new novel, due out hopefully Q4 or early next year. I may subtitle it Metsavennad, as that is the Estonian word for the bands of fugitives that lived hand to mouth in wartime Estonia. The story is set in 1944, as Germany retreats and the Soviet Union is poised […]

Categories
Blog

Welcome

Stuck in a limbo and desperate to do something meaningful, what to do? That is where writing began for me. A creative way of expressing myself and a chance to harness my wondering imagination. I close my eyes and I’m there. Wish I’d picked ‘there’ as a warm sunny day on a sandy beach, with […]