The Crime Readers' Association

Leigh RussellCRA Writing Tips: Editing

26th September 2013

A quotation from George Orwell is probably the best place to start when we are thinking about editing:’If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.’ Remember that writing for a...

Crime Poll: Your turn

19th August 2013

Three months ago the Crime Writers’ Association asked its members to answer three simple questions as part of the celebrations surrounding the Association’s 60th Anniversary. (It was found...

RefusalFelix Francis: The Low Down

2nd August 2013

Writer:  Felix Francis Area:    North Oxfordshire Day job: Ex-physics teacher but now full time writer, and dog-minder  Refusal (Dick Francis Novel) is by Felix Francis. Here, we take a look at both w...

Saturday Sixers: Jane Finnis

22nd June 2013

Pondering the sixty-year anniversary of the Crime Writers’ Association, Jane finds herself wondering: what was I doing in 1953? I’d like to say I don’t recall 1953, it was before my time. But I’d be l...

Crime Writers’ Association Conference 2013

29th April 2013

Once a year members of the Crime Writers’ Association get together, drink, chat, drink, eat, drink, laugh, drink and learn at our annual conference. This year we were in Lake Windermere over the...

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