Even though I have delivered workshops and provided on-line support to writers, I had never until the end of last month, appeared on a panel at a literary festival. Now I have and not just any festival but one voted amongst the top five in the country for New Writers by comedian and writer Viv Groskop in a piece for the writers’ magazine Mslexia.
We had a wonderfully attentive audience, keen to hear how the professionals went about researching their books, whilst I provided some guidance as to where the attendees could go to find answers to some of their questions as well as answering a few posed on the day. Amongst them were, how long will a body float in water: how does one keep pace with technological advances in police investigations?: how do you know when to stop researching?: how can I find out more about Europol operations?
I seized the opportunity to publicise the best directory of its kind in the world, which you can obtain by clicking on the cover photo below –