This workshop is aimed at writers who have begun working on their crime manuscript and are looking for ways to improve and revise it. This is an opportunity to have access to the experience and guidance of award-winning crime writer and editor Jacob Ross. The workshop will contain exercises that focus on how to structure your crime novel, how to approach procedure, and character development. You will be able to submit questions in advance relating to any particular areas you want to resolve in your work.

This workshop will take place on Zoom. You don’t need your own Zoom account to join us, just a computer, laptop or phone and an internet connection. Live captioning will be available.

Jacob Ross is a Grenadian novelist based in Leeds. In 2006 Jacob Ross was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature His ‘thrilling, visceral and meditative, and always cinematic’ crime novel The Bone Readers, the first in his Caribbean crime trilogy, won the Jhalak Prize in 2017.

Tickets £15 + booking fee. Bursary tickets are available, see booking link.

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These sessions are supported by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS)