Love and plotting

It's a wild and stormy day out - freezing rain, winds howling, occasional smatterings of snow. It's a perfect day for plotting a closed room mystery set in the north of Scotland or on some maritime shores. One of the very best things about writing is how you can vent your rage at people in…

Vengeance revisited

Suppose you met someone, and they hurt you, and they vanished and you breathed a sigh of relief. And then they turned up again. Cheerily. Unaware of the damage you sustained in their presence. Wanting to damage again. What would you do? Would you seek vengeance? Would you ignore the opportunity to create personal ruin?…