First Drafts… with Maggie James

Hi folks, second up today on First Draft series is psychological thriller writer Maggie James. Maggie sets all her novels in hometown of Bristol, and joins me to chat about her first draft process. Over to you, Maggie. 1) When you begin the next book, how do you go about it?  I start with penContinue reading “First Drafts… with Maggie James”

10 Questions With Steve Cavanagh

Good evening folks, and I’m delighted to welcome Crime writer Steve Cavanagh to my blog. Steve is a practicing lawyer in Belfast and is the author of The Defence, The Liar, The Plea and Thirteen, all featuring con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn. Here, Steve discusses his road to publication, how he created Eddie FlynnContinue reading “10 Questions With Steve Cavanagh”

An Interview With Chris Bardsley

Good afternoon folks, I am delighted to welcome Crime writer Chris Bardsley to my blog. here he chats his experiences at university and as a history teacher in Australia, his favourite between short stories and novels and his favourite music. Bio: Born in 1987, Christopher Bardsley was raised in Melbourne, Australia. He undertook his studiesContinue reading “An Interview With Chris Bardsley”

An Interview With David Haviland

Good evening folks, I’m delighted to welcome literary agent and writer David Haviland to my blog. Here, he discusses his experience as a writer and how he is a literary agent alongside, his time in university studying English and Film Studies and when he knows he has connected with a manuscript. Over to you, David.Continue reading “An Interview With David Haviland”

An Interview With Matthew Smith

Good morning folks, I’m delighted to welcome publisher Matthew Smith to my blog. Here, he answers my questions as to how he got into publishing, his ideal submission and how he met a die hard Rod Stewart fan. Over to you Matthew. 1) Did you always plan to publish books when you left school?  OriginallyContinue reading “An Interview With Matthew Smith”

An Interview With Stuart Gibbon

This morning folks, I’m very very pleased to welcome my police consultant Stuart Gibbon to my blog to answer my questions. Stuart is a retired police detective who, upon retirement from the police force, set up a business to assist crime writers (including myself) with the police aspect of their crime novels. In this blogContinue reading “An Interview With Stuart Gibbon”

10 Questions With Jackie Baldwin

Good evening folks. How are we all? I’m delighted this evening to welcome crime writer Jackie Baldwin to my blog. Here, she discusses her writing process, her view on the crime and thriller market and her favourite music. Over to you, Jackie. 1) As a child, did you have a favourite author and do youContinue reading “10 Questions With Jackie Baldwin”