The Dig demanded a great deal of restraint, careful handling where the language necessarily grew more Gothic, and an overall sense of proximity to the events and characters of the story. That meant being very disciplined in the writing.
Bird, Blood, Snow was altogether more playful. It felt instinctively right to break rules, show off, and surprise the reader. It was a bicycle kick. How can you not love a bicycle kick? Your work is known to be remarkably compressed, was this a skill you worked on or did it come naturally as part of your writing process? I think copywriting helped teach me not to fall for my own prose. Every word should be doing a job. But I also think the more clear you are about what you want to say, the fewer words you need to say it. Your next novel Cove has been announced for publication in by Granta.
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Having written a number of weak stories about displaced people floating round ambiguous urban settings, The Long Dry was a breakthrough. A story about the sort of people I intimately knew, set somewhere I understood completely.
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