I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.
Since then, I have just read and read - but, that said, I suppose there is a raft of writers… (read more)
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each… (read more)
I'm writing another novel and I know what I'm going to do after, which may be something more like this… (read more)
I rather like getting away from fiction.
I didn't want it to be a book that made pronouncements.
I have had to empty two family homes during the last few years - first, the house that had been… (read more)
The Photograph is concerned with the power that the past has to interfere with the present: the time bomb in… (read more)
You learn a lot, writing fiction.