Randomly.Shop bookshop have asked me what makes me tick. I talk about my latest book, my writing process, and how difficult it was to keep on writing during lockdown. I also reveal which of the six Poppy Denby books is my favourite. To find out, visit https://randomly.shop/blog/fiona-veitch-smith-interview/
I’m going to be joining a stellar line-up of crime writers, publishers and agents in the Pro-Writing Aid Crime Writer’s Week on 19 – 23 April. Alongside the likes of Peter James, Leigh Russell, Karin Slaughter and Ian Rankin, I’ll be sharing my experience of crime writing in a session on research for historical mysteries. I will be looking at how to create an authentic historical world. Do join me at 3pm (UK time) on Wednesday 21st April for a totally FREE session. And of course, dip in and out of any and all of the other talks and workshops taking place that week. Visit www.prowritingaid.com/crimeweek to sign up. Full details below.
A fascinating insight into what 28 modern day crime & mystery authors (including yours truly) think is the lasting legacy of Golden Age detective fiction.
You can read the results of the survey on the Cross Examining Crime website.