On the back of the great success of Thriller School Oxford 2016, we are all going back to the Weston Manor Hotel in November 2017. Hope you can join us.View Post
New book from Thriller School founder
Sarah Williams, the founder of Thriller School and its lead mentor, has recently written a book on How to Write Crime Fiction (published by Little, Brown). It is available from Amazon and all good bookshops.View Post crime fiction, crime fiction writing, writing crime fiction
Would you be my Valentine, detective?
“Would you be my Valentine, detective? The others are buried by the dog house.” Alright, I’m not one for Valentine’s Day, but this was a phrase that jumped into my mind. I have no idea where it’s from, or even if it’s from my own imagination, but whatever grave it jumped up from, it’s given […]View Post
Going into Detail
People are beginning to pack their pens and make their way to the September Thriller School, which is centred around getting the details right, so that your readers can be convinced and carried away. An example of how not to do it occurred in a book I read the other day, which, for discretion’s sake […]View Post creative writing, crime fiction, crime fiction writing, crime writing, criminal law, forensic science, thriller writing