Michael Robotham's Blog (5)

SHATTER LAUNCHES STATESIDE

Dear guys and gals,



SHATTER launched this week Stateside, you may have noticed the ticker-tape parades and fireworks.



Given the current state of the US economy and publishing in general, I have everything crossed. It's a tough environment to gain any traction, but at least I have a house and a job. (Saying that, most of my friends don't think writing is a proper job. They don't understand how tough it is. It's like pulling teeth. It's like juggling hand grenades. Believe… Continue

Added by Michael Robotham on March 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Writer's Life

Hi guys and gals,



People are always telling me I should blog. They say it’s a brilliant marketing tool and a way of keeping in regular contact with readers by giving them something extra.



I fall into the Stephen King school when it comes to revealing my ‘writer’s life’. Basically, I sit on my ass. Who wants to read about that? Or to steal from Otto von Bismarck, ‘Writing is like sausages. You sleep far better the less you know how they are made.’



Having stated… Continue

Added by Michael Robotham on July 26, 2008 at 4:02pm — No Comments

A DARK DARK DARK STORY

MISSING AUTHOR FOUND



I’m back and I come bearing gifts, or at least a new book. Contrary to some of the wilder rumours floating about, I have not been in rehab with Amy Winehouse for the past six months (my Tipex sniffing is under control). Nor did I go ‘into the wild’ bedding down with Polar bears in Alaska. You can also rule out a mystery illness, cosmetic surgery, prison time or a sex change.



I have spent the past five months on a grand tour of Europe and North… Continue

Added by Michael Robotham on March 28, 2008 at 12:19pm — No Comments

‘THE NIGHT FERRY’ SAILS STATESIDE JULY 10

I was going to tell you all to strap on the your Mae Wests (life vests) but that would suggest THE NIGHT FERRY was about to go the way of the Titanic on its maiden voyage. That ain’t going to happen. We’re avoiding all icebergs and sailing into a long hot summer.

And to kick it off, the LA Times has given THE NIGHT FERRY an absolutely rave 1000-word review. Staff writer Tim Ruttan called it ‘a vibrant and utterly contemporary new mystery’ and went on to write, ‘THE NIGHT FERRY is an…

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Added by Michael Robotham on July 8, 2007 at 4:48pm — No Comments

THE NIGHT FERRY HAS SAILED IN THE UK

Hi guys,

My first blog on Crimespace and it's a biggie!!

Cue the drum roll and clash of cymbals - THE NIGHT FERRY has hit the bookshops…

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Added by Michael Robotham on May 1, 2007 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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