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Gender and Crime Fiction – Q&A

Leave your questions for the discussion session of this 12 March talk in the comments below. Advertisements

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Braemar Writer in Residence

It’s official. I am the Writer in Residence for the Braemar Creative Arts Festival. Check out our really cool project called Braemarnia, which is a community written novel.

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Autumn 2017 Writing Classes

Check out my autumn creative writing and literature classes. Two courses running at the Guildford Book Festival, two weekend writing classes at the Perth Pathways Centre, and a fun two day retreat at the Braemar Arts Festival. Plus, ‘Exploring Genre … Continue reading

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Great little rant on why rubbish gets published. We’ve all felt this way. Horrified at the awful writing that sits between printed pages, knowing that our manuscript remains unnoticed on a USB stick. But, despite the anguish this little blog … Continue reading

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Call for Topics

I’m trying to post more regularly, but I’m finding topics hard to come by. Yes, I could rant about all sorts of things that are not writing related, but that’s not what this blog is about. If there is anything … Continue reading

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I would walk 26.2 miles

I wouldn’t usually use the blog for the promotion of non-creative writing related events, but I’ve got ten days to raise £100 for the Edinburgh MoonWalk, and I’ve only raised £26.50 so far. The Edinburgh MoonWalk is a charity event … Continue reading

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Braemar Arts Festival

For the second year running, I’m teaching at the Braemar Arts Festival in October. This is a great little festival in an amazing location. There’s loads to do, from music and literature, to crafts and photography. Plus, the classes and … Continue reading

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