Pauline Rowson's Blog – February 2012 Archive (6)

Delighted to help raise funds for Victim Support and Witness Service by donating signed copies of new DI Horton crime novel

I was delighted to be able to help raise funds albeit in a small way for Victim Support and Witness Service in Portsmouth, England, by donating a signed copy of the latest DI Andy Horton crime novel A Killing Coast and two of my thrillers; In Cold…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 27, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Pauline Rowson to appear at CrimeFest 2012 - DI Andy Horton novel up for an award

I'll be appearing at Crimefest 2012 at the Royal Marriott Hotel, Bristol on Friday 25 May 2012 between 9am to 9.50am  when I'll be on a panel with my fellow crime writers; Frances Brody, Mary Andrea Clarke, Leigh Russell and Adrian Magson, discussing Genres and Subgenres: Where Do You Fit and Why? I'm sure it will be a lively debate just like the previous years panel discussions have been. They'll also be plenty of time for questions…
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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 16, 2012 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Pressing on with DI Horton crime novel number nine in the series says author Pauline Rowson

Having just finished writing the eighth in the DI Horton series, which is now with my editor, there was no time to rest on my laurels but it was straight on with researching the next DI Horton.

I finished DI Horton number eight (I’ll reveal the title soon) on 31 January and since then I’ve been working on the next Horton novel. I now have a rough plot outline, and I mean rough, and some characters sketched, enough for me to begin the creative writing process. I like to start writing…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 14, 2012 at 3:46am — No Comments

Ideas for crime and thrillers can come from anywhere including social networks and cyber crime says crime author Pauline Rowson

I came across a fascinating article on the Writers Forensic Blog, which not only provides some basic research for someone writing a crime or thriller novel but can also throw up ideas for plots and perhaps warn those using social networks to be a little bit more careful about what they post.



Below is just a flavour of  what can happen from author and law professor, Lori Andrews…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 9, 2012 at 9:40pm — No Comments

How much planning and thinking do you do before writing a crime novel? Pauline Rowson, crime author, discusses her methods

I was recently asked this question by a writer on Linked In so thought I'd pen my answer here too.I am always thinking about and collecting ideas for future DI Horton crime novels or for a thriller, even when I am writing one. I will jot these down, or cut out an article from a…
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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 3, 2012 at 7:23pm — No Comments

How long does it take you to write a crime novel? Pauline Rowson discusses on completion of the eighth in the DI Horton series

It's always a scary moment when I press that send key and the completed MS for the next DI Andy Horton crime novel wings its way through the ether to my publisher, but yesterday was D Day and off DI Horton number eight went. I always…
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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 1, 2012 at 8:56pm — No Comments

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