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So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist.…
She’s a reflection of my fascination with the diversity of America she’s totally normal in New York, but a freak in Texas. There are dozens…
Male authors always take care to make their heroes at least one inch taller than they are, and considerably more muscular. Just as female authors…
It’s a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the…
In principle if I could not have a home I wouldn’t. But not having a home would be too difficult procedurally, going from hotel to…
I write in the afternoon, from about 12 until 6 or 7. I use an upstairs room as my office. Once I get going I…
I love visiting LA. It’s an endlessly fascinating city, and is, of course, America’s entertainment capital. Each time I go, I fall in love with…
I had a brief theater background and loved the backstage world there’s more backstage work in television, so I saw a job advertised and applied,…
I do a little fact checking now and then. Other than that its impact is simply that email has revolutionized communication for me, and my…
For men, as they get bogged down with responsibilities, commitments, bureaucracy, it is a fantasy just to think of shedding everything literally, walking away with…
I don’t need validation, recognition or praise. What I need are facts and the facts are that one of my books gets sold, somewhere in…
The British regulatory system was revised, so that bigger profits were encouraged, which removed the option of big spending on programming. Quality just fell off…
You mustn’t fall in love with your own hero.
Yeah, I am pretty sure of myself.
There is nothing wrong with just telling the story.
The thriller is not a recent invention. It probably goes back to the dawn of storytelling.
The way to write a thriller is to ask a question at the beginning, and answer it at the end.
The key to thrillers is vicarious pleasure.
So long as readers keep reading and my publishers keep publishing, I plan to keep on writing. I’d have to be an idiot to be…
Most actors are small, anyway – at least compared to me.
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