Hope springs eternal

Spent some time drafting ideas for a sequel to my as yet unpublished novel today.  I’ve been fortunate enough to get a place on Literature Wales’ mentoring scheme, with a great mentor who’s really helped me to look at the story with a fresh pair of eyes.  So, with his  encouragement, I’ve been thinking about how to move the story on into the future.

Am I hopelessly optimistic or just p*’#@ing in the wind, which, as Lou Reed helpfully pointed out, “comes back at you twice as hard” (Strawman)? I haven’t got the main character out of my head yet, though.  She’s good for a few more murders anyhow, which may say more about me than her.  I guess writing is one way to work out your frustrations, although I believe some people go to the gym…