'How to evoke, with sensuous conviction; immediacy, with personal engagement; these hidden stretches of human time, dwarfing written history? How to say it in ways that seem irrefutable?'
'The list of Important Books That I Haven't Read is not as long as it was, but I'm now virtually guilt-free about not reading many of them, and I feel no guilt at reading so-called 'airport thrillers'.'
Adaptations are everywhere. Less common is for writers themselves to work across different genres and different media. Linda Buckley-Archer explores what might happen when stories become ‘portable’. What, for writers, are the benefits and risks?