Alfred Hitchcock stories

Alfred Hitchcock And The Suspenseful Word

In ‘The Book of Forgotten Authors’ I wrote about discovering just how many of Alfred Hitchcock’s films and TV shows were based on stories he had optioned, but there was another side to him that I did not have space to touch upon in that book. After numerous successful films Hitchcock’s career switched tracks in […]

Does Anyone Still Read Short Stories?

(This article contains an edited version of a passage in ‘Paperboy’) With the arrival of e-reading I’ve found that short story anthologies seem to have largely vanished from shop shelves. My first break into fiction was via a collection of short stories, and I went on to produce ten volumes of them, most of which […]