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What is good for you creatively is usually bad commercially. You thrive financially by sticking to a series and not fiddling about too much. You…
There is sometimes a feeling in crime fiction that good writing gets in the way of story. I have never felt that way. All you…
I feel that I’ll be buried in Ireland and don’t think I’ll ever live in the U.S. I’m not comfortable with many aspects of U.S.…
Writers are magpies by nature, always collecting shiny things, storing them away and looking for connections of things.
There is a very conservative element of crime writers that don’t recognise what I do is crime fiction.
I think people are confusing the right to write with the right to be published.
If you work at home, you’re always on call in a way.
Anyone who wants bookstores to survive is portrayed as a Luddite who goes around smashing up Kindles.
The only person who needs to know about failure is yourself.
I find that I take a great deal of pleasure knowing I get up people’s noses to some degree.
I’ve been fascinated by the idea that evil is the absence of empathy.
As I get older I tend to rail against the world more and more.
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