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Blog – Frankenstein: The True Story

The Lost Manuscript

I published Volume I of The Ice Boat in April, 2o10. It was the first novel I ever wrote and I wrote it in long-hand. I didn’t realise just what a pain in the ass it was gonna be to type it up. In fact a friend typed up nearly half of it for me – free – which is the only reason I published Volume I when I did!

Writing it up in long-hand did have some advantages; I could write in the relaxed environment of a holiday apartment in Spain and I could get my thoughts down as fast as my pen-hand could write. The latter, in my opinion, has made the manuscript more like  stream-of-consciousness than any of my other novels. Continue reading “Blog – Frankenstein: The True Story”