How to Self Publish – Tips from Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

A few weeks ago, I went further north than I had ever traveled before. Well, almost. I was later reminded by my mother that the Lake District is in fact not the Peak District and, also, really far away from us in the south. (I was young, car journeys always felt long.) Anyway, my second-furthest-north-ever…

Not-in-hell Carnival?

This, terribly wet, bank holiday weekend played host to Europe’s biggest street party… Notting Hill Carnival. This year would be my first visit. Before going, I was handed various different words of advice; don’t wear nice jewellery it might get ripped from your neck; don’t stay there after the sun goes down (do Vampires pop…