Letting go…

I find myself, for the fourth time, in a state of what Gwyneth and Chris would call ‘conscious uncoupling’. Not from the ever devoted Husband, I hasten to add, but from a novel. It’s a funny old feeling. You live with characters in your head for so long as a novelist; even when you’re away […]

Transforming a text, and cross-media conjecture

The controversy surrounding the writing partnership of Sam Taylor Johnson and EL James  has been much documented during the release and aftermath of the first of the Fifty Shades film. How much of this is hype, and how much is actually true, is anybody’s guess, but it does throw up some interesting questions about how you […]