Crime Writing – Val McDermid & Louise Welsh

Crime Writing - Val McDermid & Louise Welsh

Date(s) - Mon 25th May - Sat 30th May, 2015

Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT

Val McDermidWant to know how to make a reader’s heart rate increase? Their stomach turn?  Two of Scotland’s finest crime writers will show you how it’s done by exploring character and plot development, and most importantly, tension-building techniques. Val and Louise will also cover research techniques, and support you in developing your work, whatever stage you are at.

Val McDermid is an internationally best-selling award winning writer. She has published 28 crime novels, children’s fiction, non-fiction, radio drama and short stories. She is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio4. She lives in Edinburgh.

Louise Welsh is the author of six novels including The Cutting Room, Naming the Bones, and A Lovely Way to Burn.  She also writes for radio and stage, including librettos.  She was the writer in residence for the Universtiy of Glasgow, and Glasgow School of Art.

The identity of the guest reader is, appropriately, a thrilling mystery.

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Bursaries are always available, and you also have the option to pay in installments, see How to Book.


This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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