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May 2020

Murder by Water – Canals, Rivers and Crime Fiction

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hive Library, Sawmill Cl, The Butts
Worcester, WR1 3PD United Kingdom
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Best-selling author of the Cooper and Fry novels, Stephen Booth (‘A modern master’ The Guardian) joins Worcestershire-based crime author Andy Griffee for a lively discussion of dark waters and deadly secrets. Stephen's latest book (Drowned Lives) and Andy's thrillers (Canal Pushers and River Rats) both feature murder on the towpath. They'll discuss the appeal of 'Canal Noir', their approach to writing and the crime fiction that they enjoy reading.

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Novel Writing Workshop with Dea Parkin, Secretary of the CWA

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Join Lancashire based editor and writer Dea Parkin as she demystifies the editing process, explores the nuts and bolts of copy-editing and offers up some handy tips, revealing the most common problems she comes across as an editor and how to fix them. Dea is a writer, poet, and owner of Fiction Feedback - an editorial consultancy service. She is also the current secretary of the CWA.

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Author Event with Paul Finch

May 26 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Shevington Library, Gathurst Lane, Shevington
Wigan, WN6 8HA United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Paul Finch is a former cop and journalist now turned best-selling crime and thriller writer, and is the author of the very popular DS Mark ‘Heck’ Heckenburg and DC Lucy Clayburn novels. Paul first cut his literary teeth penning episodes of the British TV crime drama, The Bill, and has written extensively in horror, fantasy and science-fiction, including for Dr Who. However, he is probably best known for his crime/thriller novels, specifically the Heckenburg police-actioners, of…

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Author Event with Malcolm Hollingdrake

May 28 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Golborne Library, Tanners Lane, Golborne
Warrington, WA3 3AW United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Author of nine novels in his successful Harrogate crime series, featuring DCI Bennett, come join our local author Malcolm Hollingdrake at Golborne Library and learn all about his background and how he writes his novels.

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