Brilliant, thanks. I'll look him up. There's no rush for this story, so maybe reading one of his books will help.
While you're hear, at one stage, I will have my character lying down in 'soft blue grass.' Would you say that's too stereotypical of the blue grass state, or even accurate? Would emerald be a more suited colour?
That's phones for you. I thought that, but the advise given was, because it's what the state is famous for, to make the grass blue instead of auburn as I originally had it. Google says that the flower is blue which gives it that look