Adaptations - cinema audience looking at title on screen which reads "Based on the Novel"

Do you hate watching movies and TV dramas based on novels? Or love them? Why do some adaptations work, while others crumble into dust?

I’ve been talking about adaptations and why some writers fail while others go home with an Oscar. Catch my new interview with Thomas Umstattd Jr in the Author Media podcast – From Page to Screen

London Book Fair 2024

Are you coming to London Book Fair next week? If so, I’m arranging to be at the Authors’ Lounge on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th. Let’s make a group and have a chat about author things (and anything else) over a cuppa.

I’m planning to be there Tuesday at 3.45pm and Wednesday at 4pm.

If you can’t make those times, I’ll also be around the place at other times. Email me before Monday afternoon to see what we can sort out.

Have a good month.

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