I am chatting to my host, the lovely Linda Thompson about writing short stories, my interest and subsequent study of Forensic Science and Criminal Justice - with various online universities in the UK catering for Crime Writers... And I read from Undercover: Crime Shorts which was great fun. We chat about my previous careers in the Civil Service and the International Music Business and so much more.
Find out more by tuning in to The Authors Show to listen to me reading a chapter from Undercover: Crime Shorts, and to hear me discussing how I came to write it, what inspired me, and how my background has given me ideas for stories.
Dave Sivers is my Guest Crime Author: Tuesday 2 March sees the publication of my novel, Die in the Dark – and, as always, I’m both excited and apprehensive. But mostly excited. It will be my tenth published title, my ninth novel, and book six in my Archer and Baines series.
In December 2019 I entered into discussions with an International Literary Agent interested in representing me internationally. I hadn't even considered getting an agent, but having been approached and after doing my homework, I was prepared to give the idea consideration. One year later, after lots of discussions, I am happy to announce that on December 10th, 2020 I signed an agreement with Langtons International Literary Agency based in New York, USA. I am now represented by their founder, Linda Langton.
Kit Domino – a fab author and blogger, invited me to post a guest article on her, ‘Kit Domino’s World – Kit’s Library,’ and here it is. I – we both – hope you enjoy it. Let her know, she’d appreciate the feed-back and so would I. I’ve written about my experiences recording various Podcasts and internet video and radio […]
I'm chatting to Linda Thompson and we discuss my background, writing and life experiences which I use in my stories. I also read a chapter from one of my stories, Apartment 206C, and we pick the story up where Agent Serra is trying to escape the Russian Mafia thug, Jan, with China who has witnessed a double murder...Undercover: Crime Shorts
I’ve invited TONY BEESLEY to tell you about his life-long love all things MOD – please welcome him. The Swingin’ Sixties: the music and the fashions – drop in and find out about Days like Tomorrow Books (Tony Beesley) Music Culture and Social History in Print. Days like Tomorrow Books is an independent small publishing business set up by my […]
David Videcette: My Guest – former Counter Terrorist Detective turned Author: ‘I can’t tell you the truth, but I can tell you a story…’™
I am thrilled to welcome author David Videcette to my blog this week – Author – Media Commentator – Detective I think you are in for a treat as we discover more about his career in Counter Terrorism and his writing. You may well have seen him on TV and heard him on the Radio giving his expert opinion about […]
Congratulations to Peter Bouchier the lucky winner of the 3 book set of titles from Crime writer and Blogger. L.W. Smith L.W. Smith (a/k/a/ Laurie Smith) Thanks to everyone for taking part in the competition. Better luck next time to those unfortunate not to win. Enjoy your books Peter, and do let us know (Laurie, me, and everyone following) how much you enjoy them. Thanks so much Laurie for being so generous in giving your books away in the competition. Much appreciated. Readers, and anyone interested in Laurie and his books, as well as his fab blog, which has the most wonderful photographs, alongside his writing, please follow the links below. Laurie has hard copies of his books available for postage in Australia only, $16.00 plus P&H. They’re also available on Amazon, see the links below: BLOG Twitter @L27wsmithSmith Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DeathSeriesbookoneMountainofDeath https://www.facebook.com/BooktwoValleyofDeath https://www.facebook.com/DeathSeriesbookthreeRiverofDeath Mountain of Death Valley of Death RIVER OF DEATH Thanks everyone. Catch up soon. Jane