Interstellar (Hans Zimmer) Extraordinary. Poignant. Awe-inspiring. Standout track: Stay 1827 wordsRead more "24 Zimmer Frames Per Second"
Blade Runner (Vangelis) Compelling. Exuberant. Exhilarating. Standout track: Memories of Green 1559 wordsRead more "Accelerated Decrepitude"
Symphony No. 3 (Witold Lutoslawski) Frantic. Haunting. Magnificent. Standout segment: Final movement 1290 wordsRead more "Controlled Aleatoricism"
Inception (Hans Zimmer) Surging. Thrilling. Epic. Standout track: Time 1367 wordsRead more "Radical Notions"
The Bourne Trilogy (John Powell) Propulsive. Edgy. Soaring. Standout track: Berlin Foot Chase All three soundtracks are worth a listen. Tip: ditch Moby… 1002 wordsRead more "Hard Core Bourne"
Yesterday I discovered that my story, Rosenlaui, will be included in Constable & Robinson‘s forthcoming The Mammoth Book of Professor Moriarty Adventures, edited by the venerable Maxim Jakubowski. The story concerns events in Meiringen, Switzerland, on the eve of that momentous confrontation at the Reichenbach Falls. This is only the second time I’ve ever written a […]Read more "The Napoleon of Crime"
I’ve been working on a novel with the working title HOUSE OF SLOW ROOMS for the best part of three years. I’ve not been writing it every day, but I’ve certainly been thinking about it every day (which is, some would say, the same thing, or at least part of the job). It has had to […]Read more "Ghosts and Deadlines"