We are delighted to confirm the programme for this year’s conference.
9.45 Deal or No Deal – is there such a thing as Kent Noir?
Katerina Diamond, Frances Fyfield, Susan Moody & William Shaw
Moderator – Ayo Onatade
10.45 New Blood – debut authors talk about their road to publication:
Fiona Cummins, Claire Evans, Paul Harrison & Mark Hill
Moderator – Sarah Ward
11.45 A Suitable Job For A Woman – what profession do you give a female protagonist if she is not a police officer
Steph Broadribb, Janet Laurence, Nicola Upson & Louise Voss
Moderator – William Shaw
2.00 Killers: Home and Away – British authors who use foreign locations – where and why?
Quentin Bates, David Hewson, Barbara Nadel & Daniel Pembrey
Moderator – Andy Lawrence
3.00 Tough Nuts & How To Crack Them – the grittier side of crime fiction writing
Hugh Fraser, Simon Michael, Linda Regan & Rod Reynolds
Moderator – Barry Forshaw
4.00 Series Characters & Locations – how to create them so they keep on giving
Guy Fraser-Sampson, SJI Holliday, Leigh Russell & Sarah Ward
Moderator – Craig Sisterson
5.00 My Favourite All-time Crime Book
Panel to be announced
5.55 Presentation of the Deal Noir 2017 Flash Fiction Award and Closure