Friday, October 10, 2003

When websites attack 

Zane Radcliffe is the author of two bestselling comic novels in the UK, LONDON IRISH and BIG JESSIE. I thought the former had a lot of promise, and Jen tells me the second is even better. He doesn't have an official website, so this will have to do for now.

Some writers still have to deal with the specter of their earlier careers. Mark Billingham used to have a website devoted to his other career as a stand-up comedian. Unfortunately, he took it down when the crime novels started making the (London) Times Bestseller List, and this interview is all that's left. However, many moons ago Mark was known to British children (nearly) everywhere as Gary on Maid Marian and her Merry Men. That site's owner conducted an interview with Mr Billingham that, shall we say, is somewhat different than most author interviews....

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