The Week Reviewed Archive

  • Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

    Devils and forgers

    Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

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  • This week I was invited – thanks to those nice people at Working Title Films – to a cast and crew (plus invited guests) screening of Paul Greengrass’s new film...

    The Week Reviewed

    This week I was invited – thanks to those nice people at Working Title Films – to a cast and crew (plus invited guests) screening of Paul Greengrass’s new film...

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  • A package arrived in the post this week, and inside I found this: Yes, it’s the actual paper version of the cover of Version 43.   I’m currently working on some...

    The Week Reviewed

    A package arrived in the post this week, and inside I found this: Yes, it’s the actual paper version of the cover of Version 43.   I’m currently working on some...

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  • Writing isn’t the hardest job in the world – not by a long chalk.  In fact, it comes very near the bottom of the list of hard jobs, well below...

    The Week Reviewed

    Writing isn’t the hardest job in the world – not by a long chalk.  In fact, it comes very near the bottom of the list of hard jobs, well below...

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  • Last weekend I vanished into a deep well of nostalgia and Welshness…it was my mother’s 80th birthday, which we celebrated down in Port Talbot, South Wales. And to honour the...

    The Fortnight Reviewed

    Last weekend I vanished into a deep well of nostalgia and Welshness…it was my mother’s 80th birthday, which we celebrated down in Port Talbot, South Wales. And to honour the...

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  • Last week was the week I didn’t go and see The Road. I was weak – I was sure I wouldn’t enjoy it! – so I bottled out and went...

    The Week Reviewed

    Last week was the week I didn’t go and see The Road. I was weak – I was sure I wouldn’t enjoy it! – so I bottled out and went...

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  • I was in Brighton on Tuesday night to give a talk on  writing for television, organised by the splendid media training group Lighthouse (I’ve run a number of courses for...

    The Week Reviewed

    I was in Brighton on Tuesday night to give a talk on  writing for television, organised by the splendid media training group Lighthouse (I’ve run a number of courses for...

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  • The highlight of my week came by email…a scary, eerie, and extremely funny cover design for my next novel Version 43, which comes out in the autumn.  Designer Lauren Panepinto...

    The Week Reviewed

    The highlight of my week came by email…a scary, eerie, and extremely funny cover design for my next novel Version 43, which comes out in the autumn.  Designer Lauren Panepinto...

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