As part of the recent Britcrime Online Crime Fiction Festival, I got a taste of my OWN medicine for once when they switched it round … I was interviewed by author Ava Marsh, who wrote UNTOUCHABLE, one of my recent five star reads. Enjoy!
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Today on Ms Marsh Investigates I’m turning the spotlight on Lucy V Hay, who wears many hats, including script editor, author, blogger and reviewer! So, Lucy, why crime as a genre? What about crime novels appeals to you?
I’m naturally nosy, so finding out WHY characters do certain things, or HOW certain situations transpire really appeals to me. I also love secrets, so mysteries appeal for that reason. My day job is as a script editor for movies, so plotting and structure is what I do all day – crime is plot-driven, so I love to see how all the jigsaw pieces fit together. I loved playing Cluedo as a child and trying to figure out the murderer, so now I love to read crime fiction.
So, what gave you the impetus to start blogging?
I’ve been blogging for years! My site at www.bang2write.com is what helped me establish and build my career as a script editor, so it was an obvious choice to do the same at www.lucyvhayauthor.com with my new found love of book blogging and reviewing.
Do you have a particular favourite sub-genre, such as psychological thrillers or police procedurals?
Psychological Thrillers are my absolute favourite sub genre of crime fiction. I like police procedurals, but really enjoy a ‘normal’ person being pulled into an investigation or mystery. As a reader I feel it presents more potential characterisation options and plotting twists and turns …
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