Another day, another character. Nearly time to start into it.
Four compelling motives for murder. Show three, hide the real one. That’s how we do crime.
Yesterday I defined the victim, today I defined his death. Tomorrow I think I’ll plan out the why of the affair.
The most important person in a murder mystery is the victim. Everyone should hate him, or no-one should hate him. The former is more fun, of course.
First novel suffered from a glaring lack of female characters – mostly due to it being set in the 1920s, and most of the characters being university lecturers. Still. Starting to fix that.
Today I caught up with the other protagonist from my first novel, who is having far too good a time to be the hero in the sequel. Tomorrow, someone new!
Planning to start into the sequel to my first novel while I’m back in Donegal, so today I wrote a sketch of my protagonist, five years later. He’s a bit bored.