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where did that idea come from ? oct 29th

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 04:10
this is a version of an article written for king's college london's latest festival of arts and humanities.authors, whenever they emerge from their garrets to appear in public, seem to face one inevitable question: where do you get your ideas from ? something kinder would be welcome. why was your last book so good ? when did you realise you were a genius ? but no – it’s always the one about ideas. a lot of writers roll their eyes at this point, trying to indicate that the great mystery of writing will never be revealed so easily by such a frontal attack. they imply the...

paperback now out

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 04:06
The very handsome paperback version of Death\'s Door is now out with Severn House. Follow link for the hardback and select other formats.

next event - oct 20

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:30
I\'ll be at the Briarfields Hotel, Titchwell, on the stunning North Norfolk coast for their first ever BOOKFEST. Get details at info@briarfieldshotelnorfolk.co.uk

next event - oct 20

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:30
I\'ll be at the Briarfields Hotel, Titchwell, on the stunning North Norfolk coast for their first ever BOOKFEST. Get details at info@briarfieldshotelnorfolk.co.uk

crimefest: thursday may 24. 2.40-3.30.

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 03:43
If you plan to be at Crimefest in Bristol this year I am taking part in a panel which looks fascinating: Killers & Cops: Which Side of The Law Are You On ? Matt Hilton is in the chair, and I\'m on the panel with Chris Carter, Steven Dunne, and Lesley Horton. It has always seemed to me that in Britain now we have taken a very transAtlantic view of the issue of character. I\'m not talking here about in fiction, but in public life. We seem to think that only good people can do good things, and bad people bad things. How much better to reflect real life in crime fiction. Evil is often driven...

be a character in my next novel : april 26

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 06:19
Excellent podcast of an extended interview on Adam & Hannah\'s Breakfast Show for KLFM. Just go to the website, chose competitions, and you are in to the piece. If you fill in the online form you will be in the runnng for the prize: your name in a novel by me. While you are on the site listen to the show - it\'s ideal for waking-up and getting going.

film interview: live now.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 09:20
My last talk - at Waterstone\'s in King\'s Lynn - was filmed by students from Springboard TV. The result is really very professional and - I hope - revealing. It is easy to watch the three minute segment on your own computer. Just copy the link below and sit back with the pop-corn !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mbO9EptLSk&feature=colike
 

next event: march 17

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 05:00
I shall be signing books at Waterstone\'s in Croydon from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. Happy to talk if time and crowds allow !

next event; march 13th.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 09:04
I shall be giving a talk in Snettisham in aid of the Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, on March 13 in the evening. Posters are up for the event - but I should have more details very soon. The venue is The Queen Victoria. I\'ll be reprising my Ely launch talk on the subject of islands in literature. Anyone who is really interested in this subject might like to look at my facebook page where there is a lively discussion on-going.

next event: waterstone\'s in king\'s lynn feb 23.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 05:07
I will be at Waterstone\'s in King\'s Lynn on Thursday evening at 6.00pm when I will be talking about the new book - Death\'s Door - taking questions and signing books. Hope to see you there.

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