Body in the Library – Crime Writing Workshop with Heather Steed – 9.30-11am • Bromley Library Workshop • £7.50
Thriller writer and creative writing teacher, Heather Steed, looks at what makes gripping and successful crime fiction with some exercises to aid and abet writers in creating murder, mystery and suspense.
Murder You Wrote with Linda Regan – 11.15am-1.15pm • Bromley Library Workshop • £7.50
A fun workshop where participants work together and learn how to construct a murder story, invent characters and killers, plant clues, then find out what works and why.
Conspiracy, Murder & the Cold War in the Caribbean with Alex von Tunzlemann – 11.45am-12.45pm • Bromley Library Hall • £3
Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder & the Cold War, argues that the Bay of Pigs invasion was part of a covert war run by the CIA against communism in Latin America during the 50s & 60s. Focusing on the CIA’s tactics of subversion, terrorism and political assassination, Alex tells the story of this secret war.
Murder, Corruption and the Death Penalty with Colin Evans – 1-2pm • Bromley Library Hall • £3
Sing Sing Prison, New York, July 1916. Charles Stielow, a 37 year-old farmhand with the mind of an infant, is minutes away fromthe electric chair for a double murder he didn’t commit. Colin Evans’ Slaughter on a Snowy Morn (shortlisted for CWA Gold Dagger Award) discusses the case that changed forensic science forever.
Crime Writers’ Question Time & Signing – 3-4.30pm, Bromley Library Hall • £4
A chance for you to put some fantastic crime writers in the hot seat and get tips and advice on their deadly craft. The panel includes 2010 winner of CWA Ellis prize, Rory Clements, Julia Crouch & M.J. Mcgrath.