Categories
Uncategorized

Capital Crime – a new festival this September – Part Two

An interview with Lizzie Curle festival manager of Capital Crime. Part one can be found here. Alex: I’ve been trying to write a book myself. I see that you have a panel on pitching an idea in the Edinburgh Suite. Is this audience participation or them talking on stage? Lizzie: We can arrange one on […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Capital Crime – a new festival this September – Part One

An interview with Lizzie Curle festival manager of Capital Crime. Alex: I notice that you’ve got 31 events taking place at the festival within two different rooms. How did you decide which room to put the events in? Lizzie: Our main track is in the Grand Hall, which has a capacity of 750 people and […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Preparing for the adaptation of the Dublin Murders

After watching Match of the Day last week I saw an advert for Dublin Murders, scheduled to be aired on the 14th of October in the UK. In preparation for this I rang Nottinghamshire Libraries in the hope that they would have an audio copy. However, they didn’t have copies of either of the first […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Halloween in Summer

The Stranger Diaries has been selected as part of the Richard and Judy Summer book club 2019 and is a rather fascinating, but strange choice to read during the season given the fact that the story that underpins this novel is set during Halloween and the book itself was released then to take advantage of […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Interview – Tara Lyons

Tara Lyons – In The Shadows   As an aspiring author it is interesting to have a look at a recent debut to find out what you can learn about how to publish your own work. Below are the questions that I asked Tara Lyons, author of In the Shadows, after I had read her […]