Of course, it is a Victorian bridge that appears in my novel’s opening chapters – the first named location.
Janina Arndt is an author and playwright. Her debut novel, Spiral Mind, was published by Orange Pip Books on 4th February 2021. She graduated with a distinction in a Creative Writing MA at Durham University, after being awarded a first-class degree in English Studies and Psychology from Heidelberg University. Besides writing, she enjoys storytelling in every medium, which inspires her experiments with form. She has won three youth awards from Girls Go Movie and Club Arte for her short films, and staged several of her own plays with Durham Student Theatre and Aidan’s Creative Writing Society. Currently, she works as a copywriter in digital marketing in a lovely town by the sea side.Read More
Follow the crazy journey of my debut novel!
The most impossible mystery ahead – for Sherlock Holmes and the author.
You may have heard that writing novels takes a long time. This one first came into being in 2014. For more about the writing journey – travels, adventures, inspiration, writing lessons, and memes – please go to my blog, where I will be sharing the best stories that accompanied my biggest story so far…
It was really an attempt to tell the story how I saw it, show the characters the way I felt they were truest to my image of them. I’ve watched and read many adaptations beside the original, but I felt like there was something nobody had asked Sherlock to do yet. It is something that most characters haven’t been asked to do, which is confronting their own origin. Most books are about forgetting that the people in it are characters. Mine isn’t.
Here’s the synopsis.Read More