Bloody Scotland 2021 – It’s all systems go for Stirling!

Bloody Scotland 2021 – It’s all systems go for Stirling!

Today I'm delighted to share the press release from Bloody Scotland, confirming that this year's event will go ahead, with events both live and online. Absolutely brilliant news for one of my favourite festivals in the Crime Fiction calendar. Here's the release in full: BLOODY SCOTLAND CONFIRMS FESTIVAL GOING AHEAD IN STIRLING 17-19 SEPTEMBER WITH [...]

Margate Bookie Turns Five!

Margate Bookie Turns Five!

If you think the book festival season is nearly over, think again. This November, the Margate Bookie is celebrating their fifth year. With a stellar line up of authors, why not head down to the coast and join in the fun? Tickets are on sale now and are amazingly good value, so what are you [...]

My Bookish Life: Some very tired thoughts on the book world @mgriffiths163 #festivals #booklove #amreading

My Bookish Life: Some very tired thoughts on the book world @mgriffiths163 #festivals #booklove #amreading

Hi everyone. Mandie here. So, after returning home from my second visit to the Theakston Crime Festival tired and happy, I decided to share my thoughts on the festivals and the community that I see at them. Don’t worry, it's nothing bad, but despite outward appearances (yes I know I am a gobby nutter at [...]