Tuesday, 10 November 2009

It's murder for writers in the Valleys

If you want to know how to create a killer, write a medieval mystery or slip crime between two covers, then don’t miss Criminal Intent, a Crime Writing Conference for the Valleys taking place this Saturday in Abergavenny.

Academi is celebrating Wales’s crime authors writing in the genres of Crime Fiction and True Crime, including sessions on research and story plotting, work with prisoners, fact into fiction plus is crime the new western?

The conference will be held at the St Mary’s Priory, Abergavenny from 10am to 4pm.

Sir Trefor Morris, former HM Chief Inspector for England and Wales, will introduce an exciting day including workshops, discussion panels and presentations from a wealth of talented authors, scriptwriters and creative artists including Katherine John, Bernard Knight, John Williams, Caspar Walsh, Glen Peters, Simon Hall, Graham Hartill, Simon Lewis, Anita Flowers, Lindsay Ashford and Phil Forder.

The Conference will be an event packed with passion and pace and aims to attract and celebrate the creative writing talents of people of all ages and abilities. It will be an ideal event to showcase a particular genre of literature which is gaining in popularity and will help to promote its enjoyment and relevance today.

Day Tickets are now available at the following prices:
£10 for the day including buffet (to be booked in advance)
£5 for the day event with no lunch and for tickets purchased on the day

For more information and to book your place contact Academi on: 029 2047 2266 or email mailto: post@academi.org

Alternatively you can download the full brochure from the Academi website: www.academi.org


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