Author: Matt

Finishing off the story…

The second story in the Gods in Twilight cycle, a 10,000 word short novella, is about to be despatched to the publisher. The finishing process has been something of a frenzy – though that’s no different from any piece of writing. All the main decisions have already been made about the content – and at…

Getting the character names right

Finalising a manuscript is a tricky thing, really. I usually write in this order: (a) get the characterisation and structure right, (b) get the wording right. You can’t finish the wording until the rest of it is in place (it’s kind of like trying to fit out a building before the framework’s been built). But…

First Agorathor story drafted

I’ve got the first story set in the world of Agorathor drafted and away with a beta reader. It’s due to the publisher very soon indeed – watch this space for release details. And the second story is about to be written – also with a deadline pressing with the publisher. Nothing like a bit…