Thursday last week saw the annual trek to Harrogate for the Theakston’s Crime Writing Festival held at the beautiful Old Swan in Harrogate. It’s a place where well established crime writers, new up and coming writers, still trying to be published writers, and readers, all mingle together in the same space without segregation and talk […]
Crime Book Club Apologies and Next Months Read
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 – Voting Choices For July
On Friday I asked you to make nominations for July’s book club read as we were going to take our book from the Theakstons crime writing festival, crime novel of the year long-list. You will find that post and the list Here. From the comments on the post and responses via email from the Newsletter, […]
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 […]
May's Crime Book Club Meeting and June's Read
Last night the crime book club met up once again on Google+ Hangouts onair and discussed The Dinner by Herman Koch. You can watch the meeting below. Feel free to join the fun one month and if you find it difficult to keep up via the blog, sign up to the book club newsletter Here. The majority of […]
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 […]