Tag Archives: Dickens

Aug 27

An Avuncular

My mind today has been exercised by the concept of an “Avuncular”. Good word isn’t it? Very underused I feel. So I set about redressing this… One of my characters  is being an “avuncular”, and – while I’d like to think he is operating from the purest of motives – at the back of my […]

Jun 06

Cruikshank to my Dickens – the Pantser’s Solution.

I’d like to state, right from the start that the only two things I have in common with Charles Dickens is that we both publish instalments and we both have a stalwart sidekick on whom we can rely. He had Cruikshank; I have OH. If I need to visit a location; he’ll come with me. […]