An Interview With… Megan Jones

Hi everyone, and this afternoon on the blog I’m delighted to welcome Megan Jones. Megan is an editorial assistant for a new northern based division of HarperCollins and is, like myself, from Liverpool. HarperNorth is based in Manchester, and I was really excited when Megan agreed to answer some questions for me on her currentContinue reading “An Interview With… Megan Jones”

First Drafts With… Kate Simants

Hi everyone, and this morning on the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime and psychological thriller author Kate Simants to the blog. Although I’m fairly new to Kate’s novels, I was delighted when she agreed to answer a quick question or three about her writing process and how that all important first draft is written.Continue reading “First Drafts With… Kate Simants”

An Interview With… Nick Barron

Hi everyone, and on the blog today is a new interview for me. Following watching The Deceived, a gripping thrillery twist filled Channel 5 drama, written by Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee (who I am a huge fan of), I was intrigued by the process of how screenwriters go through a similar process to authors. I’mContinue reading “An Interview With… Nick Barron”

10 Questions With… Ian Ayris

Hi everyone, and this evening I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Ian Ayris to the blog. Alongside crime writing, Ian is a creative writing mentor to unpublished authors. I was delighted when he agreed to answer a quick question or three on his journey to publication. Over to you, Ian… 1) Did you always wantContinue reading “10 Questions With… Ian Ayris”

An Interview With… James Keane

Hi everyone, and this evening to the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime fiction editor and publisher James Keane. James is one of the main team of Northodox Press, an independent crime fiction specialist publishing house in Manchester. Practically a stone throw away from my base in Liverpool, Northodox Press takes its namesake for oneContinue reading “An Interview With… James Keane”

10 Questions With… Adam Hamdy

Hi everyone, and today on the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Adam Hamdy. I met Adam at Waterstones in Liverpool at a debut signing for a local author, Caz Finlay, who has now gone on to write one of my new favourite series in crime fiction. I was delighted when Adam allowed meContinue reading “10 Questions With… Adam Hamdy”

An Interview With… Max Edwards

Hi everyone, and this afternoon I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Max Edwards to the blog. Max is an agent at Aevitas Creative, based in London and he was kind enough to answer a few questions on what he has been up to in lockdown, how he first got involved in the industry and whatContinue reading “An Interview With… Max Edwards”

10 Questions With… Mari Hannah

Hi everyone, and today I’m honoured to have the opportunity to interview crime writer Mari Hannah. I attended my first ever Harrogate festival for crime writers in July 2019, and when I got in touch with Mari to ask whether she would like to be featured, I thought I would get a polite rejection. IContinue reading “10 Questions With… Mari Hannah”

First Drafts With… Nick Quantrill

Hi everyone, and today on the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Nick Quantrill. Nick is based in Hull and with his new Joe Geraghty novel coming out tomorrow, I was delighted when he kindly set aside some time to answer some questions on his first draft process! Over to you, Nick… 1) WhenContinue reading “First Drafts With… Nick Quantrill”

10 Questions With… Paul Burston

Hi everyone, today on the blog I’m delighted to welcome Paul Burston. Although I have only recently discovered Paul’s writing through his psychological thriller, The Closer I Get, I was delighted when he agreed to an interview about his writing journey. Over to you, Paul… 1) Did you always want to be a writer? WasContinue reading “10 Questions With… Paul Burston”