I want to apologise to all Crime book club members for last nights short notice cancellation. I hope that I managed to get the message out to all who would have been attending. I put the message out on Twitter and on Google+ where the Hangout is held. Briefly, what happened is bad planning on […]
Crime Book Club – You Nominate July's Choices!
As discussed at the last Crime book club meeting in May, as July is Theakston’s Crime writing Festival in Harrogate and the crime novel of the year is decided in time for opening night, we thought we would read one of the listed novels in July. We originally decided that we would read two from […]
Where Can You Meet Fellow Writers?
Writing is a lonely enterprise. We sit behind our laptops/computers/tablets or with notebooks, pens and pencils, creating worlds and characters, lives and deaths and we do it all alone. Some may have a support network in place. You may have a supportive family and great friends, but they can’t put those words down for you […]
Do You Want To Join The Online Crime Book Club?
So I had a bright idea on Thursday evening. I had a bright idea, then I tweeted it immediately and the bright idea grew legs and now it is no longer just a bright idea, it’s something I am actively setting up. So much for bright idea’s! Someone should probably take my phone off me […]
Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival Overview
Well, I managed to post about the first two days of the four day event, live from Harrogate, but I’m afraid the heat and longevity of the days proved a little too much for me and I failed to keep the momentum and couldn’t continue the schedule of writing a post on my phone at […]
The Start Of Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival Harrogate
Thursday 19th July 2013 is the day Harrogate becomes descended upon by hoards of rampant killers. Yes, you recognise the weak pun of the crime writer. It was indeed opening night for Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival at The Swan in Harrogate. The Swan being the place Agatha Christie was found during her missing […]