Author Work Space: Ben McPherson Oct10

Author Work Space: Ben McPherson

We live in Oslo, the capital of Norway. Scandinavia is a fascinating place to write about crime: these are safe societies, but occasionally the most terrible things happen. I’m an outsider here, and I enjoy that. At the moment I’m writing mainly about my home country of Scotland, and about London, but one day I want to write about this place. There’ s darkness to it that seeps into your soul. I can work pretty much anywhere, but there are two things I need: coffee and space. If I don’t have one or the other, I struggle. Fortunately, Oslo is great for both. Each morning after walking with my son to school I go to a café, where I write from...