Writing a book – What’s it really like?

Almost one year ago I self-published my first novel, Misspelt Yoof, a coming of age story about a teenager who finds himself struggling to navigate bad influences and situations in the wake of his older brother’s untimely death. My first book started off as blog entries spanning back almost ten years. When I saw what I had written over time, I realised that I could have a full blown novel on my hands. For almost two years, I wrote the second half of the story, working hard to fill in the blanks, build connections and just learn how to write … Continue reading Writing a book – What’s it really like?