Month: February 2020

Embracing the Writing Community

Embracing the Writing Community

Writing can be a lonely business. Recently, Marion wrote about how the wider writing community can help authors combat the loneliness of the job.

Plotting Crime Fiction

Plotting Crime Fiction

Crime fiction – and, in particular the type of novels known as Police Procedurals – have to be carefully plotted. These novels are written wholly from the point-of-view of the detective and the reader knows nothing that is not revealed to the detective. Marion was …

Female First Magazine

Female First Magazine

Marion was delighted to be asked to write a feature for Female First, on turning a humiliating experience into her first successful novel.

Claire Heminsley – Artist

Claire Heminsley – Artist

Claire is a multi-talented artist who creates wonderfully quirky scraperboard images of well-known towns and cities. Marion was delighted to learn that Claire, a friend for many years, has produced two scraperboards of St Andrews, the setting for Marion’s DI Clare Mackay crime novels.

Northbank’s ‘Friday Five’

Northbank’s ‘Friday Five’

Marion was delighted to be asked by her agents, Northbank Talent Management to answer their Friday Five questions, a set of prompts which give a small peep into the world of publishing.