Michael Marshall Smith

When Authors Meet

…they tend to drink and be rude about other authors. As was the case after the sellout Foyles bash for ‘End Of The Line’, the excellent tube tales anthology edited by Jonathan Oliver.We ended up at the Phoenix (coincidentally the venue for my play – as if I’m not going to be spending enough time […]

Tinsel And Carbon Paper

It never gets any easier. I am now in the middle of my career, thirty five published books and an uncountable number of unmade film scripts in, and nothing changes; writers complain that the genre is disrespected, there are no great new stories, films are terrible, good novels fail to be published while trash sells […]