Max Dunbar lives in West Yorkshire. He began writing very young, but was almost thirty before he wrote anything worth reading. He is a short form raconteur and longlister.
Q: Do you have a lucky writing talisman? If so, what is it?
A: Tea, wine and cigarettes work well for me.
Q: Do you have a favourite quote? (From a book, film, song, speech…)
A: ‘Fiction is the truth inside the lie, and the truth of this fiction is simple enough: the magic exists.’ – Stephen King, dedication to It
Q: If you could teleport yourself anywhere, real or fictional, where would it be and why?
A: I’ve never really travelled much – so I would travel to all the places I’ve never seen, starting with a tour of the US. As for time travel, I don’t know. I love to read history but not sure I’d like to live through most of it!
13.9 It was always the spring or the autumn when the signal came – something to do with the lengthening of days or nights, and the drawing in and tightening of air that came with the change of seasons. Dr Winterburn wondered if everybody felt this dreamy restlessness at such times, or was it just …