We’re delighted to report that there was a fantastic review for The Year of the Gun in the Financial Times: ‘The story rattles along at pace, the characters are engaging and the fight scenes burst with action.
Kicking off on 5th November. WIGGINS is back.
Ben Lyle’s latest Wiggins spy thriller, THE YEAR OF THE GUN, received its first US trade review this week. Publishers Weekly describes it as ‘ebullient’ & ‘swashbuckling’, ‘The myriad historical incidents and figures that stud the story add color’. Hodder will publish on the 5th Nov; Mobius will publish in the US on November 17
Read our Q&A with screenwriter & script consultant Henry Fitzherbert – Find out about his rom-com success & how to turn a script around. ‘The biggest challenge is to find a story worth telling. To find something that can punch through in a very crowded marketplace…’
The legendary screenwriting duo’s book tour – to accompany the paperback publication of More Than Likely – has been pushed to 2021.
Stay safe. We look forward to seeing you then.
We’re delighted to welcome scriptwriter Henry Fitzherbert to The Writers’ Practice. Henry will be advising on screenplays. Former film critic, Henry got his break co-writing boarding school comedy horror, Slaughterhouse Rulez, starring Simon Pegg.
To celebrate the publication of More Than Likely, the creators of some of British television’s most beloved comedies reflect on their long and successful careers. Together they scripted The Likely Lads, which became one of BBC Two’s first hits.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson publisher Alan Samson has acquired world rights excluding the USA and Canada to the funniest memoir you will read this year: More Than Likely will be published on 19th September.
Congratulations to Phil Miller on winning a 2019 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship towards completing his new novel, Spook School. Fantastic news!
Don’t miss the exciting CrimeFest programme – including Ben Lyle discussing his Wiggins spy thrillers, The Irregular & The Red Ribbon.