Writing Detectives and Historical Fiction Workshop with Nicola Upson
Transport your reader back to the Golden Age of crime writing and the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie with this bite-size writing workshop led by award-winning British novelist, Nicola Upson. Nicola is the author of An Expert in Murder, the first in a series of crime novels to feature legendary 1930s mystery novelist Josephine Tey as its lead character. She will offer insight and advice on setting your characters in time and place; research and when to stop; creating the perfect murder; the treatment of violence in historical fiction; and keeping a series fresh.
Book a place on Nicola’s workshop alongside Louise Welsh’s workshop ‘Pushing the Boundaries of Crime Fiction’ for a reduced price of £60! Available for full price tickets only. Discount will be automatically applied when you put both workshops in your basket.
About Nicola Upson
Nicola Upson was born in Suffolk and read English at Downing College, Cambridge. She has worked in theatre and as a freelance journalist, and is the author of two non-fiction works and the recipient of an Escalator Award from the Arts Council England.
Her debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of crime novels whose main character is Josephine Tey – one of the leading authors of Britain’s Golden Age of crime writing.
She lives with her partner in Cambridge and spends much of her time in Cornwall, which was the setting for her second novel, Angel with Two Faces. Two for Sorrow is the third book in the Josephine Tey series, followed by Fear in the Sunlight.