Thanks to all those who have checked out the site, done the quiz, shared and reviewed.
Jim’s done a great job, watch out James Patterson and Lee Child, ha ha!
Manchester and London Comic Con- thanks to all those who attended.
Simon and I are busy working on the plot for the sequel to Playing With Death. It’s great to be returning to those characters. It’s a lot of fun but also challenging to write a worthy continuation of that world.
I’ve got plenty of ideas for other stories too, so I’ve been working on those, hopefully as another high concept series that readers will enjoy. A lot of effort and thought goes into World Building, and it has to be something I’m really passionate about. A surprising amount of thrillers on the shelves sound very generic these days.
Other news: check out Blade Runner 2049. Its apparent ‘failure’ at the box office (it made $248million, apparently they need $400m to just break even…) means we might not see intelligent blockbusters again for a while. Sigh. Maybe reduce insane star salaries and marketing costs?
Also, James Patterson’s Masterclass, whilst a bit overpriced, is a superb overview of the writing process. He’s something of a legend, with real insights and enthusiasm for his craft.
Simon’s latest book Day of The Caesars is out this Thursday, for any budding historical fiction fans out there.
Oh and Christmas is on the way… how about some book shaped stocking fillers?