Morecambe & Vice


Sat 29th & Sun 30th Sept 2018 @ Morecambe Winter Gardens


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in association with WATERSTONES

Morecambe BID & Attic Door Productions present

The Masterclass

The Team from the hugely popular touring 'Crime Writing Masterclass' are here to talk tips from the top about writing crime.

It does exactly what it says on the tin!

Sunday 30th Sept

11.00 - 11.45


Graham Bartlett

Graham Bartlett is a Sunday Times Best Selling author and crime/police procedural advisor.

His thirty year police career and friendship with WH Smith’s customers’ ‘Greatest Crime Author of All Time,’ Peter James inspired him to write the non-fiction "Death Comes Knocking – Policing Roy Grace’s Brighton," a gripping account of what it is like to police one of the UK’s most cosmopolitan cities, Brighton and Hove.

In addition to working with Robert Bryndza, William Shaw, Susan Wilkins and PD Viner, he works with TV writers and producers in helping them achieve accuracy and authenticity while preserving their compelling drama.

Graham has taught how to write authentic crime fiction at Guardian Masterclasses and regional events and is currently writing a second non-fiction and a novel.

You can find Graham via his website or by following him on Twitter.




Kate is a writer, poet and author of The Real CSI: A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers. A serving crime scene investigator with over 15 years experience, Kate also lectures to crime writers wishing to add authenticity and accuracy to their work.


Kate is currently working on the first of a fictional crime trilogy. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Greater Manchester.


You can follow Kate on Twitter - @katiebumpz










Kate Bendelow

David Mark

Crime writer David Mark spent more than fifteen years as a journalist, including seven years as a crime reporter with the Yorkshire Post – walking the Hull streets that would later become the setting for the internationally bestselling DS Aector McAvoy novels. His most recent book is historical thriller The Zealot's Bones. He teaches creative writing and is a sought-after festival speaker. His work has been adapted for radio and the stage.


You can find out more about David by visiting his website - - or by following him on Twitter - @davidmarkwriter

Neil White

Neil White is a crime fiction author, the author of eleven books to date, including the number one bestseller Cold Kill, and the acclaimed Parker brothers trilogy. As well as being a writer, Neil is a criminal lawyer, being a former defence lawyer as well as eighteen years spent as a Senior Crown Prosecutor, and still makes regular court appearances.


You can find out more about Neil by visiting his website -

Or, you can follow him on Twitter - @neilwhite1965











Participating Moderator

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