Friday Flashback – Gollancz Writers’ Day – October 2015

Friday, April 22nd 2016

This was an excellent event organised by Gollancz at Waterstones Piccadilly back in October of last year, with fantastic author speakers including (as pictured here) Joanne Harris, Mark Stay, Ben Aaaronvitch and Joe Hill.

Hope there’s another similar event soon – inspiring stuff!

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Writers & Artists: Crime Writing Podcast

Monday, December 2nd 2013

One of the benefits of working at home is that I can be very selective with my listening (rather than have to listen to whatever somebody else wants to listen to in my company’s place) and this often steers me to tracking down some great podcasts to take in whilst I work.

Of interest to Crime Fiction fans and writers will be this one I just tripped over on the Writers&Artists website.

It’s from back in June of 2012, but well worth a listen.

Just click below to get you to their site, listen and enjoy.

Crime Writing event June 2012
Listen to a podcast from the Crime Writing Special with James Runcie, Anne Zouroudi and Claire McGowan, on Tuesday 19th June



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FLASHBACK: Crime day at the Guildford Book Festival (2008)

Wednesday, May 8th 2013

One of the many reasons for starting the new website was to get everything in one place, to have a central location for various items and projects, something that might mean some very historic pieces find their way onto here.

Coming up is a case in point.

With twitter all a flurry with talk of the two major crime fiction festivals, CrimeFest and Harrogate, it’s always worth remembering and checking out listings for other smaller events in many UK towns throughout the year.

A case in point is The Guildford Book Festival in October – it often has crime fiction author events and, back in 2008, devoted an entire day of the festival to all things criminal.

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