💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Just when you think it couldn’t get any better, Bloody Scotland announce this… After launching the 2018 Bloody Scotland programme with a hugely popular one-off event by Alexander McCall Smith, Director, Bob McDevitt has done it again and secured Val McDermid Continue reading 💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

I’m delighted to once again be a Bloody Scotland reader this year – what an honour! And here is a reminder and some exciting news to share about the prizes up for grabs and what they are all about! Final Continue reading Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

I’m soooo excited to be able to share this press release with a sneak peek of all the AWESOMENESS that will be happening in Harrogate for the festival in July! Are you ready? Let’s do this!  The Theakston Old Peculier Continue reading 💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

Morecambe & Vice: Fantastic Time Had By All… #MorecambeViceCrimeWritersFestival @nholten40 @MorecambeVice

It has been a few weeks since I attended Morecambe & Vice Crime Writer’s Festival but I wanted to do a wee shout-out and highlight it as I had such a good time! I arrived on Friday and settled in Continue reading Morecambe & Vice: Fantastic Time Had By All… #MorecambeViceCrimeWritersFestival @nholten40 @MorecambeVice

Two Bloody Weeks Since #MyBloodyScotland Experience… @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @McDevitt_Bob @Brownlee_Donald #BloodyScotland2018

Wow! I can’t believe two weeks have gone by and I am only getting around to share my #BloodyScotland experience with you now. I could say it was because it has taken so long to come down from the high Continue reading Two Bloody Weeks Since #MyBloodyScotland Experience… @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @McDevitt_Bob @Brownlee_Donald #BloodyScotland2018

Denzil Meyrick #Q&A #TheRelentlessTide #DCIDaley #MeetTheAuthors @BloodyScotland @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @Lochlomonden @DouglasSkelton1 @NlBro @PolygonBooks @ko_dahl

I am over the moon to be taking part in the Bloody Scotland Blog Tour once again and this year, I have the pleasure of a Q&A with the fabulous DENZIL MEYRICK! I’ll tell you a little about Denzil first Continue reading Denzil Meyrick #Q&A #TheRelentlessTide #DCIDaley #MeetTheAuthors @BloodyScotland @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @Lochlomonden @DouglasSkelton1 @NlBro @PolygonBooks @ko_dahl

OMG! How Exciting Is This! NOIRELAND International Crime Fiction Festival will be returning in March 2019. @nholten40 @angelaontour @NOIRElandfest

When I get a press release from the fabulous Angela McMahon, I always get excited. And I wasn’t wrong – because today it seems the news that NOIREland will be back in 2019 is abound! Woohoo! Check out the details Continue reading OMG! How Exciting Is This! NOIRELAND International Crime Fiction Festival will be returning in March 2019. @nholten40 @angelaontour @NOIRElandfest

My THREE Hats – Blogger, Publicist and…OMG…writer! #CriminallyFun #HarrogateRoundUp @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

This year I attended one of my favourite crime festivals: Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Festival as not only a blogger, but also as a publicist and dare I say…a writer! OMFG! It was an absolutely surreal but so-bloody-amazing experience to Continue reading My THREE Hats – Blogger, Publicist and…OMG…writer! #CriminallyFun #HarrogateRoundUp @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

Facing My Fears … #NWC18 @nholten40 @HeideGoody @writingwestmids @JFDavidson1964 @brumradio_books

Yesterday, thanks to the ever-so-awesome Heide Goody and Jonathan Davidson of Writing West Midlands, I had the opportunity to talk about reviewing and blogging at the National Writer’s Conference 2018! OMFG – I was on a panel! 😱 I loved Continue reading Facing My Fears … #NWC18 @nholten40 @HeideGoody @writingwestmids @JFDavidson1964 @brumradio_books

A lot can happen in 4 weeks … @nholten40 @sarahhardy681 @KimTheBookworm @MWCravenUK @bookouture @sbairden @SSCav @MarkBillingham @Choconwaffles

It’s a sunny, Sunday morning and I thought I’d do a wrap-up of what has been happening over the last 4 weeks or so as there has been a lot! I’ll start with the not-so-good thing and end on a Continue reading A lot can happen in 4 weeks … @nholten40 @sarahhardy681 @KimTheBookworm @MWCravenUK @bookouture @sbairden @SSCav @MarkBillingham @Choconwaffles

The London Book Fair’s Write Stuff creative writing competition opens for entries! @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

More exciting news to share from the London Book Fair! Are you an aspiring writer? Pitch your ideas to the panel at the London Book Fair! Details below! #GetWriting The London Book Fair’s ever-popular writing competition issues Call for Entries Continue reading The London Book Fair’s Write Stuff creative writing competition opens for entries! @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

Crime Wave Heads To Harrogate

OMFG!!!  There are only SIX more sleeps until THE best crime festival hits the UK!  Yes, #bookjunkies, I am talking Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival in Harrogate!  I am SOOOOOO excited to be going again this year and cannot wait Continue reading Crime Wave Heads To Harrogate