Wednesday, 1 October 2008
Making It Look Easy
I joined Novel Racers just as they moved to their new home. I joined because I had just read The Self Preservation Society by Kate Harrison. The bunny tail of cotton wool beckoned to me in Waterstones but it was the first page that had me hooked.
Now I've been writing my novel since the dawn of time, well nearly four years. I did take a year off when my oldest son got type 1 diabetes and six months to write my non fiction book but even so. I chose to write in first person present using three POVs. It is incredibly hard, for me at any rate, to make each voice sound different but if you read The Secret Shoppers Revenge, Kate makes it looks easy.
Apparently some published writers have never read a book written this way:)
P.S Does anyone know any commonly used Welsh words? I am half Welsh and half Scottish but can't remember nearly enough.