Conor O’Neill, the hero of The Golden Brick is being fleshed out. I’m still waiting for a eureka moment when I say yes, that’s him. At the moment sticking various bits of scaffolding around him and seeing what emerges. I have a good idea of who and what he is, but I would like to make that more tangible.

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back to editing ‘the golden brick’ and making decisions as to the tone. I’ll be making my main character more desperate and underhand and bumping up the humour. Had a good writers group meeting last week and the recommendation was to keep the story in the ‘now’ and not do timeshifting which is something I have done a bit in this book. It’ll be a hefty re-write, but needs doing.