I’m constantly surprised by the existence of time. I mean, I understand intellectually that time ticks by relentlessly in a one-way fashion, drawing us all on to our doom. But I notice that deep inside, at my core, I don’t expect time to pass. I expect it to stand still. That means I expect the
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Here are my most recent blog posts. Yes, that's right: I haven't written one in years. Watch this space though, as that should soon change.
Welcome to my newly remodelled and refurbished website. This prime internet property is under active owner-occupation, and is not – as it may have appeared while I was writing my last book – abandoned. While you’re here, allow me to give you a quick tour of the place, pointing out some of the recent upgrades.
Christopher Shevlin was interviewed by imaginary Guardian journalist, Libby Hesketh-Myers, about the life-or-death struggle behind the writing of Jonathon Fairfax Must Be Destroyed. Libby: So, let’s get this out in the open right from the outset, this is a fake interview, isn’t it? I’m a character that you made up, and I’m asking you questions.
When I put my first book out, there was no easy way of finding a professional cover designer. And I was sure it would disappear without trace anyway, so I decided to do everything on the book myself. Designing and drawing the cover was the bit I enjoyed most. But I’ve always suspected that people
Well, this is odd. I’ve just stumbled upon this huge blog post that I wrote when I left London, but which I obviously felt too ashamed to post at the time. It is fearsomely long, and probably only of interest if you are me. But I suddenly feel like posting it. After all, no one
On the 11th of May, I left London, where I’ve lived since 1998, and came to Berlin, where I know no one and have no job or place to live. I don’t know when I’ll return. This may strike you as mystifying and stupid, or life-affirming and exciting, depending on your temperament and mood. My