Morecambe & Vice

MORECAMBE CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL

Sat 30th Sept & Sun 1st Oct @ Morecambe Winter Gardens

BRING ME SOME CRIME

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Saturday 30th Sept

Sunday 1st Oct

Extra Events

All events, discussions, panels and interviews listed below are included in the price of the Weekend Pass or

Saturday  Day Pass.

Tickets are available for individual events, panels, discussions and interviews by clicking the title of the event or on the 'Tickets' page of the website.

All events, discussions, panels and interviews listed below are included in the price of the Weekend Pass or

Saturday  Day Pass.

Tickets are available for individual events, panels, discussions and interviews by clicking the title of the event or on the 'Tickets' page of the website.

Events listed below are not included in the price of the Weekend or Day passes and must be purchased seperately. Further details on each event can be found by clicking the links on the titles of the events.

Tickets are availble for individual events on the 'Tickets' page of the website.

Friday 29th September

7.00pm - The Midland Hotel

Saturday 30th September

7.30pm - Morecambe Library

Friday 29th September

2pm - 5pm : Morecambe Library

9.00am

Registration

 

9.45am

Welcome : Ben Cooper-Muir

 

9.50am

If I Ruled The Crime Fiction World

The Golden Rules of Writing Crime Fiction

discussed by Ben Cooper-Muir, Dolores Gordon-Smith and Leigh Russell

 

10.15am

Local Legends:  I Did It My Way

Locally based authors discuss self-publishing

Panel:  A S Chambers, Beth Jones and Zoe Sharp

Moderator: Kevin Wignall

 

10.45am

Book signing and coffee break

 

11.00am

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside 

Alison Baillie, Harry Brett, Elly Griffiths and William Shaw discuss their books being set with coastal influences

Moderator : Barbara Nadel

 

11.45am

Book signing and coffee break

 

12.00pm

Putting On The Blitz

Howard Linskey,  Luke McCallin,  Chris Petit discuss their books with a wartime setting

Participating Moderator: TBC

 

12.45pm

Book signing and coffee break

 

1.00pm

These Boots Are Made For Walking

Queen of Icelandic Noir Yrsa Sigguardardottir In Conversation with Kevin Wignall about writing crime fiction and her shoe collection

 

1.30pm

Book signing and lunch

 

2.15pm

Those Were The Days

Dolores Gordon-Smith , Nicola Upson and Andrew Wilson, discuss their historical crime novels

Moderator: Guy Fraser-Sampson

 

3.00pm

Book signings and coffee break

 

3.15pm

I Will Survive

Debut authors Fiona Cummins, Mark Hill and Phil Rowlands discuss their paths to publication

Moderator: William Shaw

 

4.00pm

Book signings and Coffee Break

 

4.15pm

Killer Queens

Elly Griffiths,  Barbara Nadel,  Leigh Russell and Sarah Ward discuss if crime fiction by female writers is any different to that of male crime writers

Moderator: Kevin Wignall

 

5.00pm

Book signings

 

5.15pm

TBA

 

10.00

There’s A Time and A Place For Everything

Jeff Dowson , Guy Fraser-Sampson, Simon Michael and William Shaw discuss the importance of period and setting in their books

Moderator: Elly Griffiths

 

10.45

Book signings and Coffee break

 

11.00

Foreign Bodies

Lilja Sigguardardottir and Yrsa Siggurdardottir discuss having their books translated for the British market

Moderator : Quentin Bates

 

11.45

Book signings and coffee break

 

12.00

May The Force Be With You

Paul Finch, Michael Fowler, Paul Harrison and Matt Johnson – 4 ex-policemen turned crime fiction authors discuss how their experiences inform their writing

Moderator: Sarah Ward

 

12.45

Book signings and Coffee break

 

1.00

Facts Before Fiction

Graham Bartlett and Kate Bendelow discuss how they help crime fiction writers get their facts straight

 

1.30

Book signings and Lunch

 

2.15

Sophie Hannah :  Agatha,  Poirot and Me 

Sophie Hannah talks about her Hercule Poirot novels, and the genius of Agatha Christie.

 

3.15

Book signing and coffee Break

 

3.30

Simon Brett In Conversation with Ben Cooper-Muir

 

4.00

Simon Brett performs The Girl with The Unpronounceable Name and A Crime in Rhyme

 

5.00

Closure : Ben Cooper-Muir