Just started working on my next book. It’s titled Yank – An American in 1960’s Swinging London. Up to now all my writing has been fiction. This is the first non-fiction work I’ve attempted. It’s a memoir. I’ve been reading a lot of memoirs lately, especially about people’s experiences of living abroad. In my last post I told you about Marlena de Blasi’s work. Those are all memoir based and I felt inspired to write about my time in London in the swinging London era.
I was uncertain if it would work for me to write other than fiction. But as I’ve gone along I find it is working just fine. I am really enjoying the process and keep remembering incidents I want to include. I’ve already written 10,000 words and it seems like I’ve hardly started. There’s a lot of material to cover.
I will keep you posted as I progress. By the way what do you think of the title. Let me know your thoughts.