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How to write a crime novel - Video- Revising and researching the crime novel

This video was filmed at a talk I gave to an audience at Romsey in Hampshire.  In this video extract I'm talking about how I revise and research  my crime novels. I hope you enjoy watching it. You can see more videos here on my website or on my You Tube Channel. For details of all my forthcoming speaking engagements visit my events page.

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JULY 30TH, 2015 AT 5:16:52 BST

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Announcing the winners of the Silent Running ebook competition

Silent Running - An Art Marvik crime novel by Pauline Rowson

A big thank you to all who entered the competition to guess the name of the dog in Silent Running. We're delighted so many of you took part and congratulations to our five lucky winners, who by now should have received their FREE ebook of Silent Running.

The winners were chosen by Severn House, publishers of Silent Running and my DI Andy Horton crime novels. They are:

Mr Peter Wallace; Mrs Pauline Cooper; Mrs Diane Steele; Mrs Diann Stanton; Mrs Rita Toews.

Congratulations.

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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JULY 27TH, 2015 AT 5:33:17 BST

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How to write a crime novel by Pauline Rowson

There are many different types of crime novels ranging from gritty gruesome, cozy comfortable to cops, robbers and gangsters, racy, action-packed thrillers, historical or contemporary crime novels, detective or private eye and many more variations in between.

Then there is the setting: the city, the sea, countryside, mountains, home or abroad. So there is plenty of scope to work with and the type of crime novel you decide to write is often linked to the type of crime novel you like to read.

So here are a few pointers to help you get started or hopefully provide you with more guidance on writing a crime novel. 

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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JULY 22ND, 2015 AT 6:07:07 BST

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The competition to win a copy of Silent Running is now closed

The competition to win a copy of the brand NEW Pauline Rowson crime novel SILENT RUNNING introducing former marine commando, Art Marvik is now closed.

The five lucky winners to receive an e book of Silent Running will be notified by Severn House Publishers by 24 July 2015.

Adrift after leaving the marines, Marvik finds himself being used as bait to catch a ruthless killer whose slaying spree spans the decades.

Thank you to everyone who entered.




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JULY 21ST, 2015 AT 7:13:48 BST

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Last chance to win a copy of the new crime novel by Pauline Rowson

Today (20 July) is the last day to enter our competition and win a copy of the brand NEW Pauline Rowson crime novel SILENT RUNNING introducing former marine commando, Art Marvik. Severn House Publishers are giving away 5 FREE ebooks of Silent Running

How to enter

Just answer the question and the first five correct entries to be selected will each receive an ebook of Silent Running. And like all good crime novels all you have to do is fathom out the clue!

Enter the SILENT RUNNING competition here.




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JULY 20TH, 2015 AT 5:21:04 BST

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One week left to win a copy of Silent Running, Pauline Rowson's new crime novel

There's one week left to enter our competition and win a copy of the brand NEW Pauline Rowson crime novel SILENT RUNNING introducing former marine commando, Art Marvik. Severn House Publishers are giving away 5 FREE ebooks of Silent Running

How to enter

Just answer the question and the first five correct entries to be selected will each receive an ebook of Silent Running. And like all good crime novels all you have to do is fathom out the clue!

Enter the SILENT RUNNING competition here.



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JULY 13TH, 2015 AT 6:20:18 BST

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Pauline Rowson in the BBC Radio Solent Studio and a holiday reading Julian Clegg

It was lovely as always to be on air with Julian Clegg on his very popular Breakfast Show on Monday 6 July and Julian had a surprise in store for me.  He had taken my Art Marvik crime novel SILENT RUNNING on holiday with him to Spain and his wife had taken a photograph of him reading it!  He said he was really enjoying it which was very kind of him and lovely of him to say so on air!

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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JULY 8TH, 2015 AT 5:30:26 BST

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Enter the competition to win a copy of Pauline Rowson's new crime novel Silent Running

There's still time to enter our competition and win a copy of the brand NEW Pauline Rowson crime novel SILENT RUNNING introducing former marine commando, Art Marvik. Severn House Publishers are giving away 5 FREE ebooks of Silent Running

How to enter

Just answer the question and the first five correct entries to be selected will each receive an ebook of Silent Running. And like all good crime novels all you have to do is fathom out the clue!

Enter the SILENT RUNNING competition here.




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JULY 6TH, 2015 AT 7:18:28 BST

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BBC Radio Solent beckons - Julian Clegg Breakfast Show

An early start on Monday 6 July to head for the BBC South studios in Southampton for my interview on BBC Radio Solent with the lovely Julian Clegg on his very popular breakfast show.

It's always great to talk to Julian Clegg.  I'll be on air at 7.25a.m. and we'll no doubt be talking about the publication of Silent Running, featuring former marine commando, Special Boat Services Officer, Art Marvik and my forthcoming new DI Andy Horton novel, Fatal Catch.

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JULY 4TH, 2015 AT 17:27:28 BST

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Hot stuff for the gentlemen of New Forest Probus on the hottest day of 2015


Pauline Rowson entertaining the gentlemen of New Forest North Probus July 2015Talking about crime in a heatwave might bring the temperature down  if it's a chilling tale but it was still hot stuff in The Bell Inn, Brook, in the New Forest on 1 July when I gave a talk to the lovely gentlemen of New Forest North Probus on the hottest day of 2015 (so far) and the hottest July day in the UK ever!

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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JULY 3RD, 2015 AT 6:25:55 BST

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What's on in July 2015


Silent Running, the new crime novel from Pauline RowsonJuly kicks off in a heatwave and the first of three appearances for me.  It's also publication day in the USA for the red hot new crime novel, SILENT RUNNING, the first in a brand new series featuring former marine commando, Art Marvik. Silent Running is also published as an ebook on July 1st and there is the chance to win a copy in a competition.


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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JULY 1ST, 2015 AT 7:26:42 BST

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Win a copy of Pauline Rowson's new crime novel Silent Running

Enter our competition and win a copy of the brand NEW Pauline Rowson crime novel SILENT RUNNING introducing former marine commando, Art Marvik. Severn House Publishers are giving away 5 FREE ebooks of Silent Running

How to enter

Just answer a simply question to enter.  The first five correct entries to be selected will each receive an ebook of Silent Running. And like all good crime novels all you have to do is fathom out the clue below to enter!

Click here for further information and to enter the competition



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JULY 1ST, 2015 AT 5:13:20 BST

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