On Edge

Unfilmable Tales?

  When I started writing short stories I had no parameters I was aware of, and piled up tales on all sorts of subjects into collections willy-nilly. These are out as e-books now, and I’ve just noticed that many of the editions still have the original illustrations in. I used to commission them from artists […]

On Edge

My friend the film critic and novelist Anne Billson reminds me that I once wrote a short story about a dentist called ‘On Edge’. Frazer Lee made it into a short film with Doug Bradley and Charlie Boorman (and me in the opening shot). Anne was talking about gruesome dental scenes in the Guardian and […]