Let The Right One In

The Scared Brain: Favourite Cerebral Scares

Considering I’ve written some 300 short stories in the genre of the fantastic, I feel that stories in which one’s inner doubts and fears are made irrefutably solid is the bravest choice to make aesthetically. Psychological stories achieve a unique level of catharsis but shocking images must be yoked within the service of powerful ideas. The […]

Adapt Or Die

Not everything can be turned into a brand. ‘Wolf Hall’ is next up for adaptation on stage and TV, and – please don’t let this be true – it’s rumoured that Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s company is planning to stage JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books – which would silt up the rest of London’s theatres for the […]