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Using twitter part 2

Twitter Tips Part Two – Behavioural Issues Part two of the article I wrote, recently published in the CWA magazine, Red Herrings.  You can find part 1 here. It can … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Using Twitter Part 1

Here’s an article I wrote for the CWA’s Red Herrings magazine.  Part 2 will appear in next month’s edition.

June 12, 2012 · 6 Comments

Some twitter etiquette

A tweet is short and snappy.  Don’t make judgements in the same way.  Do some adequate research first.

March 3, 2012 · 4 Comments

#twittercrimeficadventcalendar – updated daily up to and including Christmas Day

Every day up to and including Christmas day I am tweeting a book that appears when opening the windows in the #twittercrimeficadventcalendar.  I’ll keep this post at the top of … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 6 Comments

My Friday #FF on Twitter

I am frequently quite poor on #FFs, so this week I have started to get organised. I pay little attention to ongoing streams of #FF from others, therefore I have … Continue reading

August 20, 2010 · 4 Comments

Twitter Book Club goes live with site

When discussing the second episode of the TV Book Club I mentioned that someone had created a Twitter Book Club.  They now have a website.  If you want to join … Continue reading

January 30, 2010

University Challenge on Twitter

Some people across the UK and Ireland are (potentially) about to make fools of themselves tonight; while having fun, of course.  We've decided to play along with University Challenge as … Continue reading

December 21, 2009 · 2 Comments

Institut Français du Royaume-Uni: Noir Is the Colour 2014

The Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in London has announced that the King of Crime John Harvey & Prix Goncourt Winner Pierre Lemaitre will launch Noir Is the Colour, a new … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

The Shortlist for the 2013 Bad Sex in Fiction Prize from the Literary Review

The shortlist for the UK’s most dreaded literary prize – the 21st annual award for the most embarrassing passage of sexual description in a novel – is now out and … Continue reading

November 8, 2013

Books for Christmas 2013 #booksforChristmas2013

Some old habits die hard.  This year will see a return of “Books for Christmas” (#booksforChristmas2013) and I’ll be using it to catch up on some long outstanding reviews.  (Let’s … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 2 Comments