It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)

Lee Child wins the CWA Diamond Dagger 2013

The Crime Writers’ Association has announced that the 2013 Diamond Dagger is to be awarded to Lee Child. The Diamond Dagger is voted for by members of the CWA and … Continue reading

February 9, 2013

Crime Writers’ Association Updated Statement on #sockpuppet behaviour

The CWA has updated its statement today: Go here for further information and contact details.

September 4, 2012

CWA Dagger Winners 2012: International, Historical, Library, Short Story, Debut, Non-fiction, Diamond

Winners announced/awarded last night: International Dagger Andrea Camilleri for his latest Inspector Montalbano novel, The Potter’s Field, translated by Stephen Sartarelli. Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Aly Monroe’s Icelight Library Dagger … Continue reading

July 6, 2012

CWA Dagger Longlists 2012: Gold, Steel, John Creasey (New Blood)

Announced last night: John Creasey (New Blood): The Doll Princess by Tom Benn (Jonathan Cape) Heart-Shaped Bruise by Tanya Byrne (Headline) A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

#fridayreads – Celebrating Reginald Hill during Crime Writing Month

The first contribution to the Celebrating Reginald Hill site will hit the net at 09:30 this morning, UK time.  Thanks to all who have contributed – we have a wonderful … Continue reading

June 1, 2012

#CWM2012 Crime Writing Tips – No. 8

#CWM2012 crime writing tip number 8 is all about fear: **Fear**

May 29, 2012

Crime Writing Month in the UK – Reginald Hill

I mentioned Crime Writing Month last week and said that the It’s a crime! involvement would be crystal clear today.  So here we are: I am co-hosting a site with … Continue reading

May 28, 2012

#CWM2012 Crime Writing Tips – No. 7

#CWM2012 crime writing tip number 7 is all about forensics: **Forensics**

May 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

#CWM2012 Crime Writing Tips – No. 6

#CWM2012 crime writing tip number 6 concerns the art of surprise: **Rattle ’em up with an Unexpected Moment**

May 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

#CWM2012 Crime Writing Tips – No. 5

#CWM2012 crime writing tip number 5 concerns suspects: **The Array of Suspects**

May 26, 2012 · 2 Comments