October 21, 2010Initially, I decided to write a book to see if I could. I’d often thought about it, and the time came for me to sit down and do it. Once I had made that decision, I knew that if I were ever to complete it I needed to write a book that I would want to read myself. I have been a fan of the Adventure genre throughout my life. Kipling, Rider Haggard, Conan Doyle, Stevenson – I gobbled up their books, and books by countless other authors whose popularity has not endured. When I'd exhausted the classics of the genre, I moved onto the likes of Flashman.
Also, being born in the age that I was, cinema informed my decision. From Fritz... see more