CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Joel Hames

1) So, who are you & what have you written?   I’m Joel Hames, I’m a Londoner exiled to the rural north west of England, and I’ve written three novels. Bankers Town, my debut, was published in 2014. It’s a tragi-comic tale of the world of the City up to and beyond the 2008 crash. That…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Sophie Hannah, author

 1) So, who are you & what have you written? I’m Sophie Hannah: a crime writer, a poet and (more recently, and to my huge surprise) the co-creator of a murder mystery musical. My latest published book is Did You See Melody?. It’s a contemporary crime novel set in Arizona, though it has a British heroine who has kind of run away from home…

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The Dark Side of Social Media in THE OTHER TWIN

Something a little different today … Here’s an interview I did with the awesomely prolific Rachel Amphlett, author of the Kay Hunter Series (amongst others!). Make sure you check her books out. Over to you, Rachel! 1) Like me, you’re a huge fan of thrillers. What attracted you to writing in the crime/thriller genre? Was…

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My Loves And Hates In The Writing Process

1) Are you a plotter or pantser? I’m a trained screenwriter and work as a script editor now, so spend all day with screenplays. On this basis, I have to be a plotter – I don’t know any different! I get everything done a LOT quicker if I know what actually needs doing. In my…

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Top 10 Things That Inspire Me As An Author

You can see more of my fave things that inspire me, HERE.  One question writers get asked ALL THE TIME is ‘Where do you get your ideas from?’ My answer is always, ‘EVERYWHERE!’ 😀 However, there *are* things in my day-to-day life that inspire me indirectly … From places to food, I find living a relaxed life…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Richard Dee

1) So, who are you & what have you written? I’m Richard Dee, I normally write Science Fiction and Steampunk adventures, they have an element of crime in them, but more as an aside to a conspiracy style adventure than as a specific “whodunit.”  However, I’ve started writing what I hope will be a series…

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BEST OF THREE: Jane Holland, author

I cut my teeth on action heroes before the age of ten, in love with H. Rider Haggard’s African adventure stories and Zane Grey’s hauntingly atmospheric Westerns. Yet for some reason I didn’t graduate to being a thriller reader as an adult. I tried a few modern thrillers, but got bored. All those clipped military…

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