crime writing

Me and Declan Burke

Declan Burke has interviewed me for his excellent CrimeAlwaysPays website.

Friday
23
August 2013
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Crime Fiction Lover reviews Hunting Shadows

Hunting Shadows gets a great review on Crime Fiction Lover website.

Tuesday
20
August 2013
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Workshop five: getting the first draft done

Objectives:

  • How to get a first draft done quickly
  • Thinking about what’s important (and what’s not) for the first draft.

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Monday
15
April 2013
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Workshop four: crime fiction clichés and how to avoid them

Objectives:

  • Raise awareness of clichés in crime fiction
  • Think about how you can avoid clichés in your own writing

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Thursday
28
March 2013
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Workshop Three: Stand alone or series?

Objectives:

  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of writing a series
  • Make a decision about your novel  – will it be the first in a series or a stand-alone novel?

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Thursday
14
March 2013
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Workshop Two: Getting started

Objectives:

· Overcome obstacles that prevent you from writing
· Get the first draft of your novel down on paper

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Thursday
28
February 2013
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Workshop One: Know the genre

Objectives:

· Understand the market
· Understand where your work fits into this

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Friday
08
February 2013
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