How do you dispose of a body so you’ll never get caught? Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop #review @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

In answer to my headline question… there are quite a few ways according to the experts at the: Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop I have to say that attending this course from the perspective of a Continue reading How do you dispose of a body so you’ll never get caught? Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop #review @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

Bloody Scotland Exceeds Expectations! #PressRelease @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @BloodyScotland

Some super exciting news to share from Bloody Scotland! BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS AND EXTENDS RUN FOR 2022 Bloody Scotland hybrid festival which ran from 17-19 September 2021 and closed its virtual doors on 30 September outperformed targets Continue reading Bloody Scotland Exceeds Expectations! #PressRelease @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @BloodyScotland

A Dead Good Giveaway & Cover Reveal News 📚🍬 #deadmercy🔥 #giveaway #upcomingevents @nholten40 @0neMoreChapter_

You may have missed this if you’re not subscribed to my newsletter so I thought I’d post it here. In case you’re not subscribed to my newsletter… WHY NOT? (Kidding!! If you do want to subscribe, I don’t spam your Continue reading A Dead Good Giveaway & Cover Reveal News 📚🍬 #deadmercy🔥 #giveaway #upcomingevents @nholten40 @0neMoreChapter_

It would be a crime to miss this… #BayTalesLive #PressRelease @bay_tales @vpeanuts @SimonBewick

Crime fiction fans! I’m excited to share the news that something criminal is coming to Whitley Bay in 2022! There’s no need to lock your doors though – the amazing duo that is Vic Watson and Simon Bewick | the Continue reading It would be a crime to miss this… #BayTalesLive #PressRelease @bay_tales @vpeanuts @SimonBewick

FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 REVEALED! #pressrelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

In case you missed the announcement, I’m super excited to share the short-list for the Bloody Scotland #McIlvanneyPrize 2021 – and what a list it is!  Press Release:  Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was Continue reading FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 REVEALED! #pressrelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

HOW DO YOU CREATE REALISTIC, GRIPPING CRIME FICTION? #promo @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

The answer to the headline question is: You learn from the experts, of course! And that is exactly what I will be doing next month! On Saturday Oct 9th I will be attending Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Continue reading HOW DO YOU CREATE REALISTIC, GRIPPING CRIME FICTION? #promo @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

Bloody AMAZING Line Up announced for @BloodyScotland 2021 #hybrid #pressrelease @nholten40

OMFG #crimebookjunkies!! I can’t tell you how excited I am to be actually attending BLOODY SCOTLAND in person this year. Why? Check out the press release below … and excuse me while I dance around the room like a giddy Continue reading Bloody AMAZING Line Up announced for @BloodyScotland 2021 #hybrid #pressrelease @nholten40

Have you heard the news? 🗞 #Noirwich is back 📚 @nholten40 @NOIRwichFest @WritersCentre

🗞 Press Release 🗞 Abbott, Peace and Cha to headline Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, 9 – 12 September 2021   Internationally acclaimed writer Megan Abbott (“A legend for good reason” –The Washington Post) will deliver the 2021 Noirwich Crime Writing Continue reading Have you heard the news? 🗞 #Noirwich is back 📚 @nholten40 @NOIRwichFest @WritersCentre

⚔️ Countdown to the Daggers ⚔️ #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

Super exciting news!! Book lovers and crime fiction fans have a unique opportunity to watch the famed Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers awards, live. The oldest awards in the genre, the CWA Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing Continue reading ⚔️ Countdown to the Daggers ⚔️ #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

🗞 Press Release 🗞 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 | @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

What a day for announcements! So excited to share the #longlist for Bloody Scotland’s 2021 McIlvanney Prize. I was lucky enough to be involved as a Bloody Scotland reader and it’s my honour to share these fantastic authors with you Continue reading 🗞 Press Release 🗞 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 | @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

?Press Release? | CRÈME DE LA CRIME SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest | @nholten40

As all crime fiction fans and readers gear up for #Harrogate2021, I’m delighted to share the #shortlist announcement and what a list it is! Congratulations and good luck to you all! ?? ELLY GRIFFITHS | ROSAMUND LUPTON | BRIAN MCGILLOWAY Continue reading ?Press Release? | CRÈME DE LA CRIME SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest | @nholten40

LONGLIST REVEALED|THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

Exciting news and I am thrilled to be a part of sharing it with the #bookworld! It’s the LONGLIST reveal – woohoo! MARK BILLINGHAM | LOUISE CANDLISH | JANE CASEY | STEVE CAVANAGH | WILL DEAN  EVA DOLAN | LUCY FOLEY | ELLY GRIFFITHS | DOUG JOHNSTONE | ROSAMUND LUPTON VAL MCDERMID | BRIAN MCGILLOWAY | ABIR MUKHERJEE | LIZ NUGENT | IAN RANKIN Continue reading LONGLIST REVEALED|THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

What’s been happening? #MidMarchUpdate #RecommendedReads @nholten40

If you’re signed up to my newsletter, some of this is stuff you’ll have already read – but what wasn’t included, is what I’m curently doing in terms of my writing. So I guess this is an exclusive? ? Before Continue reading What’s been happening? #MidMarchUpdate #RecommendedReads @nholten40

Fancy a trip to #MurderIsland? #PressRelease @nholten40 @STVStudios

? PRESS RELEASE ?   DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE A MURDER MYSTERY? ARE YOU A TRUE CRIME FANATIC WITH A PASSION FOR SOLVING CRIME? ARE YOU AN ARMCHAIR DETECTIVE? STV Studios are making a Continue reading Fancy a trip to #MurderIsland? #PressRelease @nholten40 @STVStudios

Finally something to look forward to! | #Highlights2019 | THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 2021 | #TheakstonsCrime | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

I know it’s still early days and people are cautious (rightly so) but when I heard that #Harrogate will be back in July my heart soared – finally something to look forward to after everything that has happened in the Continue reading Finally something to look forward to! | #Highlights2019 | THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 2021 | #TheakstonsCrime | @HarrogateFest @nholten40