Your biggest crime would be to miss it!
SATURDAY 20th April
10.00 - 11.00 Writer’s Workshop: Inga McVicar: “Getting your crime novel published”
11.30 - 12.30 Chris Brookmyre: “Bedlam” and other stories. Chris Brookmyre’s first novel “Quite Ugly One Morning” won the First Blood award in 1996
2.00 - 3.00 Lin Anderson in conversation with Michael Malone. Lin Anderson was co-organiser of “Bloody Scotland” in 2012. When not writing novels she writes screenplays
3.30 - 4.30 “Fresh Blood”:
4.30 - 5.30 “Meet the authors” informal gathering in the Green Room (Book Sales area) with Michael Malone,
7.30 Film screening: “Strangers on a train” directed by Alfred Hitchcock. (Story by Patricia Highsmith, Screenplay by Raymond Chandler et al) Event hosted by Beattock Station Action Group
till “Moffat Music Live” sinister songs and bloody ballads in the lounge bar of the
SUNDAY 21st April
10.00 - 11.00 Writer’s workshop: with Aline Templeton:
‘I Can’t Put It Down’ - constructing a compelling narrative
11.30 - 12.30 Douglas Skelton: The Buck Ruxton case and its impact on modern forensic science.
2.00 Parallel sessions by 2 distinguished Scottish crime writers Aline Templeton: “A life of Crime”. Aline Templetons’ heroine, DCI Marjorie Fleming, (“Big Marge”) works in
Alex Gray, co-organiser of “Bloody Scotland” and author of the Detective Lorimer books. In conversation with Michael Malone, author of “Blood Tears”
3.30 Guided trip to the sites associated with the Buck Ruxton murder: led by Emilio (Jock ) Dicerbo, local author and historian.