Friday, 22 May 2020

How to overcome the tricky bits in plots

Thinking through plots of crime novels and overcoming the tricky bits


Pauline Rowson Chidham across to Thorney IslandBeing a writer isn't just about pounding away at a keyboard or scribbling on paper, much of an author's time is spent thinking and what better way to do that than to go on a long walk and at the same time benefit from the exercise.

I also often combine my walks with research not only along the coastal paths and harbours where I live and where my DI Andy Horton crime novels are set, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, but also in other areas where the Art Marvik mystery thrillers are based, and the Inspector Ryga 1950 set mysteries, Dorset in DEATH IN THE COVE and Newhaven in East Sussex in DEATH IN THE HARBOUR (pub date November 2020).

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