Rachel McLean

– Thrillers That Make You Think

Writing

Who is Sarah Evans?

Who is Sarah Evans?

Who is Sarah Evans from Thicker Than Water and Sea of Lies? What motivates her and how does her character develop? Find out in this post.

Pivot!!!! When Plans Have to Change

Pivot!!!! When Plans Have to Change

I’ve almost finished planning my next book – but have decided to put that on hold and write another one instead. Find out whether I’ve gone mad.

My Week on Location in Filey

My Week on Location in Filey

The ultimate writers retreat – time to focus on the words, and being in the book’s location. Maybe next time I should pick somewhere more glamorous than North Yorkshire for the book’s location!

Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

Votes of Confidence (Or, it’s happening again)

I’ve written before about my uncanny (and unwanted) habit of writing plot lines that have a tendency to come true. From the ban on travel from Muslim countries in A House Divided (attempted by Trump long after I first wrote it), to the murder of a politician called Jo in a book I simply didn’t have the stomach […]