The challenges writing from multiple perspectives

With the upcoming release of She’s Mine, I was delighted to have contributed an article on ‘The Challenges of Writing from Multiple Perspectives’ to The Crime Readers’ July Blog.

I’m hugely excited that She’s Mine, my first psychological thriller, is coming out with Hera Books in August. Unlike my Kramer & Carver legal thriller series, I chose to write it in the first person, and from multiple viewpoints, a process I found both challenging and rewarding.

There is no hard and fast rule as to how psychological thrillers should be written, and there have been countless psychological thriller bestsellers written from a single perspective: The Silent PatientApple Tree Yard and Blood Orange to name but a few. My story wouldn’t have worked, however, had it been written solely from my central character Christine’s point of view...