8 November 2011 0 Comments

Mozart and Machine Guns

I have a guest post on the excellent Wonders and Marvels historical fiction blog. It introduces some of the story behind why I wrote Mozart’s Last Aria, my new historical crime novel. Here’s how the post starts: The last time someone shot a machine-gun at me, I remember listening to the ricochets off the nearby […]

10 June 2011 0 Comments

Guest posts on writing about music

I wrote guest posts for two top UK classical music blogs this week. In different ways they both examine how I went about writing…about music. Though it mightn’t be obvious, one of the most challenging aspects of writing MOZART’S LAST ARIA, my new historical thriller about the great composer’s death, was to give an account […]