Rankin writing

I did a blog post linking to an article where Ian Rankin wrote about writing.  Last night, I watched a documentary about him actually writing his new novel, STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN’S GRAVE –


Fascinating insight into his writing process, which seems very chaotic and organic.  He basically starts writing and then sees where it takes him – I’ve tried it and I am shite at it.  My anal retentive nature means I plan the whole thing out before I start tapping away.

His new book came out yesterday, patiently waiting for Amazon to deliver my hardcover – got 65pp of a Jim Thompson left to read as a stopgap.

— Ed

Author: edjamesauthor

East Lothian-based writer of crime fiction novels. Published by Amazon Publishing's Thomas & Mercer imprint and self-published on Kindle.

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