Binary Witness on WHSmith’s Movies Most Wanted

I was surprised and thrilled to learn that Binary Witness had been voted #10 on WHSmith's Crime Books We Want to See on The Big Screen. One of the most frequent review comments I see is how readers can picture Amy, Jason and Cardiff as a visual drama, and I would love to see our dynamic duo on the big or small screen. The first book in the Amy Lane mysteries series, Rosie Claverton offers us a truly unconventional crime fighting duo with agoraphobic Amy and ex-con Jason. Amy has inherited more money than she can spend and so now spends her time helping the police using her IT skills. She monitors online leads, digital footprints and even taps into Cardiff’s CCTV cameras to track criminals, but when she’s asked to help catch a serial killer, Amy realises she can’t do everything behind a computer screen. Cue the reluctant involvement of ex-convict Jason who has recently taken on a job as...
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Kites and Violence: my head in the wood-chipper

On Tuesday 30th April, I will contemplate my own mortality as I face that most savage of foes: screenwriters. This month's Kites and Violence features a reading from "A Modern Age of Murder", known on this blog as Steampunk Assasins. I am very nervous about this, not least because I've seen what wounds this lunacy of wolves has inflicted on other people with their acid tongues and their copies of Story. I'm also anxious because this is my baby, my first script - the one I've been toiling over for almost four years. And it's about to be eviscerated. But that's how we learn and grow, what doesn't kill you, etc. If you want to join in with this pillory of writerly humiliation, come to the Horse Bar at 7pm on Tuesday!...
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