New website!

Welcome to the refreshed website for Rosie Claverton - novelist, screenwriter, and junior psychiatrist. While the old layout has served me well for many years, I thought it was time to direct folk more earnestly to the information they want. The Freudian Script and writing resources are easily located and there's now a News and Updates section, for info on what I'm doing with my writing life. Also, the archive was looking a little bloated after eight years of blogging! Therefore, the new main blogging sections are: - Freudian Script - all the posts on psychiatry and psychology in fiction - News and Updates - home to exciting posts like this one! - Blog Highlights - popular posts on writing and miscellany - Blog Archive - if you really want to see those screenwriting posts from 2012 (you weirdo) I also wanted to show off my gorgeous author photoshoot by Amy Davies around the environs of Cardiff - check out her work! If there's something missing, please let...
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Hello 2016

Hello 2016

Happy 2016! It's that time of year again. The one in which I tell you about the exciting things that are happening in my writing life right now, and we can anticipate them with glee together. New Amy Lane novels The wait is almost over! Captcha Thief, book three in The Amy Lane Mysteries, will land on 4th February. And that's not all! The fourth book in the series Terror 404 is due for publication in August. As these will be out in paperback (paperback!), keep your eyes peeled for bookplates and swag and giveaways as the due date nears - the newsletter and Facebook Page are always the first to know. If you can't wait that long, check out the Amy Lane short story Car Hacker. CrimeFest 2016 After the success of last year's CrimeFest, I will be returning to Bristol this May to do more panels and sign aforementioned books. I'm really excited to part of this festival again and meet so many enthusiastic...
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Jason and Amy’s Map of Cardiff

If you're not a Welsh native, you've probably reading Binary Witness and Code Runner without knowing your Splott from your Gabalfa and having next-to-no clue what the Millennium Stadium looks like. Fear not! Jason and Amy will introduce you to the ins and outs of Cardiff life without you ever leaving your house - Amy, after all, is an expert in international travel from her computer. Presenting... Jason and Amy's Map of Cardiff Do you have a question about Cardiff? Please let me know in the comments! Code Runner, sequel to Binary Witness, is out now! You can buy it from any reputable ebook retailer, including the following: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo Read an excerpt | Add to Goodreads ...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #12 – Cathays Bridge

Last in this photo-excerpt series for Binary Witness. You can find the collected pictures on Pinterest,Facebook and Tumblr. As she passed under the bridge, a shiver went down her spine, the feeling of being watched settling between her shoulder blades. Gina looked around—nothing. The whole road was deserted, and she shook her head and walked on. This stupid serial killer was making her jumpy. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #11 – Behind Cardiff Central

“Do you have eyes on him?” His earpiece crackled to life with Bryn’s voice, and Jason tried to answer between aching breaths. “He’s heading…out for…Penarth Road!” The car park was badly lit, open ground on Sunday night, but the man was damn fast. Jason tore after him, pumping his arms despite the screeching pain above his right elbow. “Cars are right behind you,” Bryn said in his ear and Jason could hear the sirens. He didn’t have time to look back, as they ran out of the car park. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #10 – St Mary’s Street

Somehow she kept her feet and staggered down St. Mary’s Street, the heart of Cardiff’s nightlife, looking for something to soak up the alcohol sloshing in her stomach. Dark deserted shops stood flush against the glare of clubs and bars, boys out front for a fag catcalling as she passed and the street awash with debris from McDonald’s. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #9: The Blue Door

With a deep breath, Jason got out the car and started down the street. Number 22 with the blue door—but the door was open and there were a pile of boxes and carrier bags on the pavement. A couple of lads were sitting on the wall outside with beer in hand, as a knockout brunette in a T-shirt dress and leggings stumbled out with her arms full of kitchenware. “Little help, guys?” Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #8: Tyndall Street

She thought she could see a couple of hotels in the distance. She’d ask them for directions, or maybe they’d call her a taxi. Few men could resist a girl shivering in their lobby, even if she looked like she was more water than woman. “A moisten bint.” But, as luck would have it, she heard a car come up behind her. She turned to stare into the headlights and stuck her arm out, waving frantically to flag down the longed-for taxi and trying not to totter backwards in her six-inchers. Photography by Amy Davies. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #7: Millennium Stadium

After a Sunday rest, I'm back with more beautiful shots of Cardiff to go with brief sketches of the city from my novel Binary Witness. From under the shadow of the Millennium Stadium, he emerged opposite the walled-in greenery of Bute Park before continuing on across the river and into Canton. Here, the pound shops rubbed shoulders with bohemian cafés and Indian restaurants, and Jason caught a whiff of marijuana floating alongside the strong smell of curry. Photography by Amy Davies. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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Binary Witness Excerpt #6: Aneurin Bevan

Melody’s route followed the walls of the castle, past the statue of the intense Aneurin Bevan and down St. Mary’s Street. She was practically alone on the street, too late for latecomers and too early for closing. She was wrapped tight against the wind and rain, swaying like a willow tree. She carried herself with a relaxed, confident air, ironic for her gallows walk. Photography by Amy Davies. Like what you see? Read the book! You can buy Binary Witness at the following retailers: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Google Play Add to Goodreads | Read an Excerpt...
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