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January 16, 2019

A.B. Patterson book launch

I’m proud to say I am friends with a number of former and acting police officers, both in Australia and overseas. Some have gone on to […]
October 26, 2018

On genre – don’t get hung out to dry

Wise words from The Writers’ Studio on genre ‘Each genre has a different structural form designed to take a character and reader on a particular journey.’ […]
October 11, 2018

Sharing writing secrets on Peter James TV

I always get so excited when I am about to start teaching a creative writing class. Not just because I want to encourage new authors, but […]
September 19, 2018

Steve Berry’s twelve rules of fiction writing

As I prepare to teach a class of aspiring writers at the Australian Writers’ Centre in October, I’m reminded of the advice I received from the […]
July 17, 2018

Chance favours only the prepared mind

At ThrillerFest 2018 the wonderful Karin Slaughter used a quote from Louis Pasteur which really sums up what this writers’ festival is all about: preparing authors […]
November 1, 2017

Win 3 signed copies of my books in time for Xmas

WIN three thrillers! If you haven’t yet subscribed to my quarterly newsletter which gives readers exclusive offers and sneak previews, now is the time. Click on […]
October 23, 2017

Save 10% on my October Crime and Thriller Writing class

There are a few places left on my Crime and Thriller Writing weekend course and the wonderful people at The Australian Writers Centre have set up […]
October 8, 2017

Bloody Scotland an entertainment extravaganza

I wanted to share with you some of the many photos from my time at writers’ festival Bloody Scotland in September 2017. Not only were the […]
August 17, 2017

‘Why is location so critical for thrillers?’ asks the Book Trail

In a few weeks’ time I fly to Stirling in Scotland to participate in crime fiction festival Bloody Scotland. I’ll be on a panel with authors […]

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