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Winner of Harvill Secker and Daily Telegraph Competition Announced

HARVILL SECKER AND TELEGRAPH UNVEIL A NEW CRIME WRITING STAR  HARVILL SECKER TO PUBLISH WINNING CRIME NOVELSET DURING BRITSH RAJ Abir Mukherjee is the winner of the Telegraph Harvill Secker … Continue reading

February 17, 2014

All Alone This Valentine’s Day?

Are you all alone this Valentine’s Day?  Still single after that “Dear John” missive you received yesterday?  (We live in a fast world these days.)  There is absolutely no need … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

#fridayreads #fridaycrimewriting #crimefiction #flashbangcontest #limitedoffer

You have until midnight 3 March 2014 to enter this year’s Flashbang Contest at £2 per entry. But if you get your entries in by 3pm on Monday 10 Feb, … Continue reading

February 7, 2014

Book Competition Time! Catch up with Tom Bale.

If you haven’t read a Tom Bale thriller yet, now is your chance.  The Catch will be published in paperback on 13 February but you can win a spanking new … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 6 Comments

Flashbang 2014 Contest!

Starting the year as you mean to go on?  Writing crime?  Why not use those quiet moments to write some flash fiction?  The Flashbang 2014 Contest is now open and … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

CrimeFest’s Flashbang Contest Shortlist 2013

Originally posted on Flashbang:
Here, in no specific order, is our shortlist. It was tough to get the longlist of 15 down to these 5, and there were some close…

April 15, 2013

CrimeFest’s ‘Flashbang’ Competition 2013 and Sarah Hilary’s Five Top Tips

The 2013 Flashbang Flash Crime Fiction Contest is now underway and you have until 1 March to get in your entry.  Started by Sarah Hilary in 2012, the competition is … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Win a Kindle Fire in the ALL FALL DOWN Treasure Hunt with Louise Voss and Mark Edwards!

Starting on Friday 11 January, two blog posts go up each week across four weeks on crime writing blogs within the community.  As well as providing a fascinating insight into … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Stylist Magazine and Publisher Faber find a new crime writer

Press release follows: London, 17 October – Eight months ago Stylist magazine and publishing house Faber and Faber set out to find Britain’s hottest new crime fiction talent – with … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bloomsbury Crime Fiction Short Sentence Competition – Final Round

Bloomsbury’s “Short Sentence” crime fiction short story competition is now in its final round with a closing date of 31 October 2012.  October’s theme is ‘obsession’ and you can find … Continue reading

October 15, 2012