Printed everything out, ready to go, then saw a few more things to tweak. Will try to hold my nerve and post tomorrow after correcting.
All of a sudden, through tinkering here and there with a few things in the evenings, checking out some rogue references, and doing a lot of thinking, I discover that I have a completed, checked prologue, the first three chapters in tip-top shape, and a covering letter with a gripping synopsis ready to go to […]
I was really interested to see this BBC video of the fire at Hastings pier, East Sussex, which burnt down last night. I think it gives an insight into what the 1834 fire may have looked like from the south bank of the Thames: reflections in the water, sparks falling off the sides, and afterwards a […]
Have managed to do an hour or two here and there over the last few weeks but work and other commitments at home mean that I’ve not done as much as I’d like. Grumpy.
To Birmingham on business, but managed to squeeze in an hour’s research on the train there and back, and, arriving early at the City Library for an event, was able to use their reading rooms for another half hour. Slow work, ploughing through three different people’s accounts of what they did between ten and eleven […]