What’s Your First Draft Like? – TME Walsh

Crime writer, Rebecca Bradley, was kind enough to post an interview on her blog about the first draft of my new manuscript. I think it’s really interesting to see how other authors tackle a new book and how they approach research. Rebecca regularly posts interviews on an authors first draft, so her blog is well worth following so you don’t miss out 🙂

Rebecca Bradley

TME WALSH (2)I’m pleased to welcome today’s first drafter, crime writer TME Walsh.

Tania (T. M. E.) started writing her crime series, featuring the tough DCI Claire Winters, when she became a casualty to the recession in late 2008.

The first DCI Claire Winters novel ‘For All Our Sins’ was published in February 2011 by a small independent publisher but the rights to the work have now reverted back to the author. The novel has had a re-write and is now available on Amazon Kindle.

Earlier this year ‘For All Our Sins’ was entered into a competition run by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy. Tania was one of 32 authors, out of over 400 entrants, who made the first round but narrowly missed out on the longlist.

The second novel to feature DCI Winters, ‘The Principle of Evil’, was requested by three different literary agencies since being on submission, but Tania has yet to find…

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