Here’s my third video on how to use Scrivener. In this one, I’ll show you how to customise your screen, which is how you’ll really get the best out of the software.
Welcome to the round-up of criminal goodies for the month of March. With the tantalising prospect of lockdown restrictions coming to an end soon, it can be a frustrating wait. However, with plenty to keep us occupied on the crime fiction front, maybe we won’t be in too much of a hurry to go out…
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Here’s the second video in my mini series on how to use Scrivener. In the previous video I showed you how it’s set up for my current work in progress, so you can see what it can do. In this second video, I’ll show you how to get started with Scrivener – how to set up the files you’ll probably need when you’re writing a book.… Read the rest
Welcome to my new series
I’ve put together a series of short videos with writing tips, based on the questions I get asked a lot at book events. I hope you find them useful, and I’m kicking off with a set of three videos on how to use Scrivener.
Lots of writers use Scrivener, the software specifically for writing.… Read the rest
I’m a big fan of Marion Todd’s DI Clare Mackay series, which continues to go from strength to strength. In her fourth book, published today, the St Andrews based team are faced with a series of puzzling murders. As step by step they establish the links between the victims, we’re taken in and out of homes, offices and bars, through the town and along the coastline.… Read the rest
Welcome to the February round-up of crime fiction goodies. Download it here:
We might be in the middle of winter, not to mention in the midst of a pandemic, but there’s plenty to keep crime fiction fans busy and entertained.
Thank you to Red Dog Press for including Ally’s Book Reviews in the blog tour. It’s been a delight to read this book – and I would go as far as to say it’s absolutely my favourite book of the year – read on to see why. Ally
The official blurb…
Martha Parker runs a small private detective agency in Glasgow with her two sisters, Helen and Geri.… Read the rest
The Official Blurb…….
Lucas Findlay thinks he has struck gold when he marries Rebecca, but she married him for one reason only – to destroy him.
Trauma runs deep
When her past comes back to haunt her, Rebecca begins to disconnect from herself and the world around her. As secrets are unearthed, she begins to fear for her sanity … and her life.… Read the rest
Welcome to the December round-up of crime fiction goodies. Download it here:
This month you’re in for a real treat, with the release of Banking on Murder, the first in JD Whitelaw’s new Parker Sisters Mysteries series. Our review of Banking on Murder will appear in the Red Dog book blog tour on 12th December, but take our word for it – you are going to love this book!… Read the rest
I was delighted when Angus Libraries invited me to put together a video for Book Week Scotland, and decided to do something a little bit different and (I hope) entertaining.
So, here is Crime Tails: losing the plot in lockdown, where our household pets, including celebrated tortoise Michelle, take part to give a more light-hearted look at crime fiction.… Read the rest