Author: David Penny

Guardian Masterclass Crime Writing Weekend

Earlier this year I attended the Harrogate Crime Festival and took part in a two hours intensive workshop on character and plot development presented by MR Hall and William Ryan. I was so impressed I wanted more – and this…

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Harrogate Crime Writing Festival 2013

I guess I’m just dim. This is the biggest crime writing festival in Europe – possibly, I heard claims, in the world – now in its tenth year ,and I have never heard of it! How come? Better late than…

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Chipping Norton – who’d have thought it!

I’m recently back from a fantastic weekend at the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. I know, I know… so if you have no interest in writing you can zone out now, because this is all about writing and writers. I started…

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Keyboards

I’m going to come right out and say it. I’m a keyboard nut. Completely and utterly. I blame my upbringing. I started typing when I was 12. One of my earliest writing memories is of sitting outside in the garden…

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