Category Archives: General

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

                          It is December and the holiday season is here and everything that goes with it. It can be absolutely wonderful! But it can also be stressful…gifts to … Continue reading

Gift Ideas for Sherlock Holmes Fans

The holidays are just around the corner and here are a few gifts that we think any Sherlock Holmes fan would be happy to receive. Literary Candle   Close your eyes and the smell of this candle will take you … Continue reading

Choosing a Book

  Most of the time I already know what I want to read next, but sometimes I find myself browsing, and then these are the things that influence me the most:   1. Genre – I rarely consider books outside … Continue reading

My Year in Books – 2016

2015 was not a year where I focused on reading, but like the booknerd I am I decided to change that in 2016. I created a goodreads account to track my progress, and set the goal to 50 books, which … Continue reading

Writing with a Partner

The Importance of Communication Today at Crimetime Gotland 2016 there are several seminars with author conversations. The most interesting this morning was an event with Michael Hjort & Hans Rosenfeldt and Cilla & Rolf Börjlind. They discussed what it’s like … Continue reading

Crimetime Gotland 2016 Has Started

Crimetime Gotland 2016, Sweden’s new Crime Writing Festival has started. My first seminar is their Writing School. We are a happy gang of aspiring crime writers who have sharpened our pencils (…or rather turned on our laptops) to note everything … Continue reading

The Mousetrap

Agatha Christie’s play The Mousetrap is the world’s longest running play. 64 years! It is a clever murder mystery for us who love whodunits. The story takes place in a newly opened hotel in an old house in the countryside … Continue reading