Join Pauline Rowson during National Crime Writing Month

I'm pleased to be taking part in the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) National Crime Writing Month which kicked off on 31 May when I was on a panel at CrimeFest in Bristol and running a spotlight session on The Perfect System of Writing a Crime Novel.

Pauline Rowson at Crimefest 2013

 As part of  National Crime Writing Month (from 31 May - 15 July - OK so it's slightly longer than a month) CWA members and readers  of the Crime Readers Association will be blogging about crime and there will be some lovely giveaways.

You can subscribe to the Crime Readers Association  for free.

During National Crime Writing Month I will be giving talks and appearing at the following:

25 June at 7.30pm Waterlooville Library, Hampshire

I will be on a panel with fellow crime author Fergus McNeill and the audience will have the opportunity to grill us on the subject of our crime writing and our novels. The event is part of Waterlooville Library’s fortieth birthday celebrations and promises to be one not to be missed by crime fiction fans.

Tickets cost £5 and are available from Waterlooville Library or via the ticket line on 023 92252608.

27 June at 6.30pm Wokingham Library

I will be be talking about how I research, plot and write my crime novels and the inspiration for the DI Andy Horton series of marine mysteries set on the South Coast of England.

Wokingham Library
Denmark Street
RG40 2BB

Tickets £3.00 Refreshments provided. Call 0118 978 1368 or e mail

6 July CSI Basingstoke, where crime fiction meets crime fact

6 July 10am to 12.00
Basingstoke Discovery Centre
19/20 Westminster House
Festival Place
RG21 7LS
Tel 0845 603 5631

I will join fellow crime author Peter Lovesey at CSI Basingstoke along with crime experts from the Police, Carolyn Lovell, Head of Operations, Crime Scene Manager for Hampshire Police and Jane Aston, Fingerprint Bureau Supervisor  for a lively, informative and interesting debate on crime fiction versus crime fact.

Tickets £5.00 For more information visit CSI Basingstoke Book in person at the Discovery Centre or by phone on 01256 478670 Advance booking essential

CSI Basingstoke is part of Basingstoke Festival - Thursday 20 June to Sunday 14 July 2013.

8 July at 7pm Chichester Library, West Sussex

Chichester Library
Tower Street
ChichesterPO19 1QJ

Under Interrogation with crime authors Pauline Rowson, Peter Lovesey and SimonBrett

This promises to be a lively evening’s entertainment and your chance to grill us on our writing, characters, research, experiences and more. An event not to be missed by crime fiction fans.

 For further information and tickets contact:
Telephone: 01243 777351

The Festival of Chichester is a city-wide festival running for four weeks from 15th June - 14th July.

10 July Frome Festival 10am to 11.30am  Crime Writing Workshop

I will be running a crime writing workshop at the Frome Festival.  Numbers are limited to 16.  It will be held at  Frome Library. Tickets £8.00    Call 0845 345 9177 or e mail 

Hope some of you can join me at these events..


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