Events

Writing Courses for 2018

NEW NOVEL WRITING COURSE FOR 2018 I am in the process of designing a new novel writing course to be run in 2018 in central Cambridge. The course will not only provide exercises and inspiration for finishing your novel, but include at least  one one-to-one tutorial and have the option for a close critique on […]

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Summer at the Beach Event.

Guin and I  had a lovely time on Sunday answering Cressi’s probing questions about how the Fens and art seep into our writing. Thanks to everyone who came, asked questions, bought books, and supported Summer at the Beach.    

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IN CONVERSATION with CRESSIDA DOWNING: Guinevere Glasfurd and Penny Hancock Sunday 16th July 2.30 pm

  On Sunday 16th July at 2.30 pm Guinevere Glasford and I will be talking with Cressida Downing  about how our writing has been influenced by living in the Fens, and by art. Guin’s beautiful literary first novel The Words in my Hand, the untold story of Descarte’s maid, was shortlisted for the Costa first […]

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Archwaywithwords

I’ll be reading from my books and discussing the writing process at Archway with Words on Saturday 10th October at Archway Methodist Church 2 pm with Heather Reyes All welcome ( and check out the fabulous line-up!) http://www.archwaywithwords.com

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Guardian Masterclass

Starting to write Crime Fiction with Penny Hancock and Kate Rhodes Crime fiction writers, if you need a boost, come along to our Guardian Masterclass on 2nd and 3rd May and let us help you realise your ideas http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses/2015/mar/18/starting-to-write-fiction-penny-hancock-writing-course

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Breakthrough: Write Your Novel

Testimonials The encouragement and guidance I received from Penny and my fellow writers restored my flagging faith in what I was trying to do. It can be difficult to talk about your writing to a group of strangers but Penny was able to establish a calm and supportive atmosphere from the start. Raili Taylor   […]

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Milton Road Library Reading

Thursday March 26th 2015 7.00pm Excited to be joined by Kate Rhodes at Milton Road Library where we’ll be reading from and answering questions about our new novels, A Trick of the Mind (me) and The Winter Foundlings (Kate). Hope to see you there!

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Chat Room with Sue Dougan

Looking forward to joining Sue Dougan on BBC Radio Cambridge on Thursday 26th Feb to talk about….well amongst other things launching my new Novel Writing Bootcamp! Chatroom 2pm

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St Albans. Literary Festivals 2014

We’ll be discussing Dangerous Territory at St Alban’s Literary Festival on November 9th 2014 How important is setting in the psychological thriller or crime novel? How does place impact on a character’s psychology? Can location become another ‘character’ in the novel? How do you choose your setting? Come along to hear all this and more […]

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Spills and Thrills at Bristol Crimefest

Am honoured to be participating with such wonderful writers in Spills and Thrills; Stav Sherez’s panel on creating suspense in crime fiction on Sunday 18th May at Bristol Crimefest….

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Paperback Launch at Greenwich Waterstones The Darkening Hour

The launch of The Darkening Hour paperback will take place at Greenwich Waterstones, Greenwich Church Street SE10 on Thursday 30th January at 5.00 pm  The Darkening Hour set in Deptford and Greenwich explores the relationship between a radio presenter and her migrant domestic worker. There will be a reading, a talk on modern day slavery, […]

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Christmas Crime event at Heffers

http://www.mysterypeople.co.uk/what’son.html

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Forthcoming signings and readings

  The Book and Kitchen http://bookandkitchen.com All Saints Road Notting Hill London W11 Friday 22nd November Come and join us for a reading from The Darkening Hour and a discussion on the reality of life for Migrant Domestic Workers in this country 6.30pm    Launch of the Paperback of The Darkening Hour Greenwich Waterstones January 3oth […]

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