Choosing a setting

    When you start thinking about the setting for your novel, you need to decide if the location is going to be fictional, real or somewhere between the two. For instance, I set my novel in the Scottish Highlands, so I wanted it to be as authentic as...

Trip to Edinburgh: Part Three

  On the second day we seemed to spend a long time searching for the elusive Gallery of Modern Art, which is quite a walk away from Prince‚Äôs Street. My mum ended up asking two different people for directions while I squinted begrudgingly at my unhelpful map (I am...

Trip to Edinburgh: Part One

  Last week I was lucky enough to visit Edinburgh with my mum for a wee research trip for my novel, as well as doing some sightseeing. I have been plenty of times before but on this occasion I felt like there was a lot more on offer to see and do.   After...

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