Pauline Rowson's Blog – June 2010 Archive (7)

Radio Interviews, Hot Holiday Reading and New Inspector Horton Marine Mystery Police Procedural

I had to re-record my interview with Rob Richardson of Express FM last week because a technical hitch unfortunately meant the original interview could not be transmitted. I didn't mind though. It's always good fun talking to Rob Richardson who also runs a very lively writing group and web site called Write Invite, which has some very exciting and rather unusual short story writing…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 28, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UK Government Cuts Affect Authors

I've written an entry on my personal blog www.paulinerowson.com but thought UK writers might not have read the latest news on the government cuts that affect authors.

With the passing of the Digital Economy Bill before Parliament closed for the general election Public Lending Rights (PLR) was to be extended to e books and audio books. Unfortunately, the…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 21, 2010 at 8:07pm — 5 Comments

Translation rights sold to China for two marine mystery crime novels by Pauline Rowson

I'm pleased to announce that translation rights have been sold to China for two of my crime novels, Tide of Death, the first in the Inspector Andy Horton marine mystery series and In Cold Daylight, a crime thriller novel about the cover up of the mysterious deaths of firefighters killed in the line of duty.…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 16, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

It's Independent Booksellers Week and National Crime Fiction Week in the UK

Does that mean you should dash out and buy a crime novel from an independent bookshop? Why not if you enjoy reading a good crime novel, you might help to save this rare breed from extinction (independent booksellers that is, not crime writers). And that is what these dedicated days and weeks are for really - a marketing ploy to help stimulate business and raise awareness.

And it seems there are a growing number of them: World Smile…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 14, 2010 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Plotting has now begun for the next Inspector Horton crime novel

I've begun the plotting for the next Inspector Andy Horton marine mystery crime novel which means there are bits of paper scattered all over my office/study. I usually work out plot and characters in pencil using spider grams and plot lines and I've got the basics of the next Inspector Andy Horton marine mystery number seven in the series, mapped out.… Continue

Added by Pauline Rowson on June 12, 2010 at 1:27am — No Comments

Radio Interview with Express FM Desert Disc Style

On 8 June at 7pm you can listen to my interview with Rob Richardson at Express FM talking about my crime novels. It is broadcast on 93.7 or you can listen live via the Express FM web site. The interview was recorded last Wednesday and I can't recall exactly what I said now but I do remember the music I chose, which might put you off, or not as the case might be.



For those who won't be listening to the interview or who are reading this after it has been broadcast I…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 7, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Finished Inspector Andy Horton number six and now have a title and blurb for it

I’ve finished the sixth Inspector Horton marine mystery crime novel which has now been sent to my publisher. At this stage of writing I have been through it so many times I could practically recite it by heart, so a fresh pair of eyes is very welcome.

And as to the title? Well here it is and the blurb. Let me know if you have any views on either or both.

Footsteps on the Shore by…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on June 1, 2010 at 1:53am — No Comments

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