So impressed have I been by About A Boy, (which I feel demonstrates a rite of passage not only for the 12 yr old Marcus, but also the 36 yr old Will), I decided to check out Nick Hornby's website in which he talks about the turning point in his writing career.
The line that stood out for me was:
'I hadn't done enough reading, not of the things I wanted to emulate, so it took me a while, a long while...'
This is something I have been thinking about recently myself that I need to read much, much more to immerse myself in the genres I wish to emmulate.
Do you feel sufficiently well read to write your own best seller? Have you had a turning point?
D'oh for some reason I thought it was Saturday today!
If anyone knows of any MCs they have read who were characterised by madness, I would be interested to hear about them.