Some Old Bloke

By Robert Llewellyn

A memoir

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A Little Update

This book, more than any other I have written through Unbound, is developing as I write it. That's not really surprising, it's just what happens, however on re-reading the synopsys on the launch page, it's getting a bit embarrassing.

With all three previous books I'd either written most of it by the time Unbound started (News from Gardenia) or had a very clear idea where it was going before we launched the Unbound campaign.

Josh Joshi and the Great Divide is proving to be very different. The synopsys of the book, written months ago, is not going to accurately match what I'm writing.

For a start the story now begins in London, a huge and populous London. It's not called England, that doesn't work, it's called London, it is London, just much bigger.

The characters mentioned in the synopsys are refusing to appear, the story is bringing in new characters I'd never previously thought about. 

Other than that and a few minor details, the story is going to be much the same. Josh Joshi is going to go over (or maybe under) the great divide, and what happens when he gets there.... I don't quite know yet but I'm looking forward to finding out.

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Mark Vent
 Mark Vent says:

All part of the creative cut & thrust :)

looking forward to further interactions where perhaps (what I call) pledgers can play a part in how things develop :)

posted 19th May 2016

Lorin Phenis
 Lorin Phenis says:

Having read the "News" series, I'm confident the ultimate result of this will be entertaining and thought provoking. I look forward to it.

posted 20th May 2016

Jay Abbott
 Jay Abbott says:

That's fine Robert. I hope nobody else minds me speaking for everyone who has pledged so far (and if they do mind I trust they will let me know), but we pledged early because we trust you to do a good job.

Big thanks for the update though, more shed-action is always welcome.

posted 21st May 2016

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