I’ve been off the grid for a week or so due to personal circumstances, but I’ll be back in the saddle shortly. Meanwhile you might want to take a look at this interview I did for the esteemed Crime Thriller Fella’s blog.
We’re never sick of saying it: we love writers here, and we’re keen to learn from them.
Born and bred in Newcastle, Jim worked on local and national newspapers before turning freelance. Under another name he has published a four-book crime series set in Kenya as well as over a dozen non-fiction titles. He now lives in the north of England with his wife, daughter and ageing dog.
Jim has kindly agreed to answer some questions about his writing process.
What’s your writing process? What comes first – plot or character?
It’s usually the first scene! As a young journalist I was schooled in the art of writing an attention-grabbing opening paragraph, and I’ve stuck with it in my fiction…
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