Month: April 2011


Indie ebook author Xavier Leret

The birth of e-readers like the Kindle has led to an online publishing craze. ‘E-pubber’ Xavier Leret tells Roxelana about blog touring, chart climbing and why he gave 100,000 downloads away for free. E-pubbing. It sounds like a trip to the pub on MDMA, a euphoric experience sipping a vodka tonic in a fluorescent pink […]


Thriller writer Mark Billingham

Roxelana talks to Mark Billingham about whether swearing is the real crime in thriller writing No matter what pedestal you stand on, there’s always someone ready to throw an egg at you. In Mark Billingham’s case, whose first crime novel Sleepyhead was a U.K bestseller, he’s been hit by the odd complaint regarding his use […]