Little Sister, the third Pieter Vos novel

Little Sister, the third Pieter Vos novel

Little Sister, the third Pieter Vos novel is out in the UK today from Pan Macmillan. Dutch readers can expect it from Boekerij on September 15 when I will be in the Netherlands for some promotion. I like to make each book in a series different to the ones that come...
Macbeth: a new dramatic version in German

Macbeth: a new dramatic version in German

It’s amazing to think that it’s now five years since the arrival of Macbeth: A Novel, the audio adaptation of Shakespeare’s great tragedy I co-wrote with A.J. Hartley. Since then we’ve returned to the subject matter with Hamlet of course. Both...
Mac and iOS tip: a quick way to type accents

Mac and iOS tip: a quick way to type accents

They say you learn something new every day. I’m not sure about that but last night I discovered something through Twitter that I never knew about: a quick way to generate foreign accents on the Mac and on iOS. Foreign accents on Windows were always a nightmare...
Setting up a chapter synopsis in Ulysses

Setting up a chapter synopsis in Ulysses

Most books aren’t a single massive chunk of text. They’re pieces in a narrative jigsaw that, in the end, link together to form a meaningful whole. I don’t outline a novel entirely before starting. But I do set myself waypoints in the narrative,...