Orange Prize

Today I heard that the Orange Prize – well, it’s not. Not any more. A pleading, sad-sounding Kate Mosse was on the Today Programme making a case for how good a bargain the prize was, and any sponsor would make a fortune. She has my sympathy. When I was Chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association … Continue reading

Crime Writers’ Association

The Crime Writers Association has been a group I have long enjoyed being a member of. I was inordinately proud to be elected as Chairman (and panic-stricken, I hasten to add), because it’s had such a brilliant history. Not many people have ever heard of the CWA unless they’re in the business of publishing books, … Continue reading