Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.


Originally published in New Statesman
Mon, November 13, 2006

Children are reared on tacky Hollywood movies backed by multimillion-dollar marketing campaigns.These comments might sound ridiculous:More children are going to the cinema than ever before.The wonderful thing about J K Rowling is that she has made going...

Originally published in The Guardian
Sun, June 19, 2005

You could write a book about my first boss. His name was Don White and I worked for him as an advertising copywriter at Benton and Bull's, where he was the creative director, and then later at McCann Eriksson.Don...

Originally published in The Guardian
Wed, July 10, 2002

Anthony Horowitz avoids being pigeonholed by working on six very different projects at the same timeThere's a sheet of paper stuck to the window of my studio - a list of deadlines. This is what I'm doing in the next...