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Hitting My Writing Targets: Stasi 77 by David Young
Posted by David Young in > Crime > Interviews

According to Stephen King, if you want to be writer you must do two things above all others: read a lot, and write a lot. On the writing side, he...

On Writing Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

I’ve long wanted to write a novel set in Victorian times and was particularly drawn to the narratives of the Irish settlers in London. They’d done what members of my...

The Inspiration for The Killer in Me by Olivia Kiernan
Posted by Olivia Kiernan in > Crime > Interviews

The Killer in Me is set in Dublin and follows DCS Frankie Sheehan as she takes on her next case. Seventeen years ago, the community of Clontarf was shocked when...

Bollywood Why? – Bollywood Wives by Alex Khan
Posted by Alex Khan in > Crime > Interviews

I get asked this question a lot, after two well received police procedural novels, why did I switch genres so drastically to write a glamorous Bollywood novel? Books have been...

I am a Self-Published Author: Black Wood by Derek Flynn
Posted by Derek Flynn in > Crime > Interviews

I am a self-published author. There was a time when that sentence was usually only spoken in church basements and was preceded by the words, “Hello. My name is Derek...

A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself by William Boyle
Posted by William Boyle in > Crime > Interviews

A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself started for me when my neighbor in Brooklyn—let’s call her Linda—told my mother and me a story about being invited over to...

‘Difficult Second Album’ Syndrome: Your Guilty Secret by Rebecca Thornton
Posted by Rebecca Thornton in > Crime > Interviews

My second novel, Your Guilty Secret – about Lara King, an A list celebrity whose life unravels in the glare of the public eye – is out this week. I...

My Writing Journey: 47 Seconds by Jane Ryan
Posted by Jane Ryan in > Crime > Interviews

My writing journey started on a camping holiday in France. We were in a two room tent, a heretofore unknown luxury, with some class of plastic attachment my father assured...

Silencing Self-Doubt: Apple of my Eye by Claire Allan
Posted by Claire Allan in > Crime > Interviews

By now, I should be an old hand at this book writing carry-on. After all, as I sat down to write Apple of My Eye, I was penning what would...

My Journey To A Publishing Deal by Paul McNeive
Posted by Paul McNeive in > Crime > Interviews

What a buzz! There I am, in the Bestsellers list in Ireland: The Manhattan Project. This crazy dream, to see my novel published, a dream which sometimes felt like an...