Creating the Maze…… – by Alis Hawkins

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Under our themed topic of “How I Write”, this week Crime Cymru’s Alis Hawkins takes a look at a writing method used by a recent award winner and compares it with her own methodology. Creating the maze… This year’s winner of both the Gold Dagger and the Historical Dagger at…

ALLEGATION – R.G. ADAMS

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In this week’s blog – Crime Cymru member R.G. Adams gives us an excerpt from her debut novel Allegation. (Harrowing, moving and written with a fearsome authenticity, the story forces the reader to question where the truth lies’ Daily Mail) My debut novel, Allegation, features newly qualified social worker Kit Goddard,…

A Shadow on the Lens – Sam Hurcom

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This week Sam Hurcom gives a taster from his excellent debut novel – a gothic, wonderfully dark tale. This extract has been taken from my first gothic crime novel, A Shadow on the Lens, published by Orion in 2019. The novel follows Metropolitan police special investigator and forensic photographer, Thomas…

A Christmas Story by Thorne Moore

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So this is Christmas. We hope you’ve had fun with our selection of seasonal tales of murder, mistletoe and mayhem. Before the last story on the night before Christmas, it just remains for all of us at Crime Cymru to wish you a very Merry Christmas and all the best…

A Christmas Story (Part 3) by Alan Roderick

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This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful Christmas short stories for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

A Christmas Story (Part 2) by Alan Roderick

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful?Christmas short stories?for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

A Christmas Story (Part 1) by Alan Roderick

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful?Christmas short stories?for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

A Christmas Story by Sally Spedding

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This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful Christmas short stories for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

BOOKCASE – The Unravelling by Thorne Moore

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In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Thorne Moore talks about researching the recent past and resurrecting childhood memories when writing The Unravelling. My crime books are psychological mysteries, exploring the causes and consequences of a traumatic…

Writing What You Don’t Know by Eamonn Griffin

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Each week, we invite our Crime Cymru writers to tell us a bit about themselves and their writing. This week, Eamonn Griffin gets himself into a bit of research-related bother. Writing What You Don’t Know by Eamonn Griffin One of those often-repeated maxims about writing is to write what you…