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David Whish-Wilson dares you to exhume your manuscripts and dream up dastardly deeds for when he shares his top crime writing tips at A.H. Bracks Library on Thursday 26 November

So, you want to be a crime writer. Where do you start and who do you turn to for advice? Fear not, because the wonderful team at A.H. Bracks Library has got you covered. They’ve invited author David Whish-Wilson and Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter to talk all things crime at a special session for genre writers.

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From Sherlock Holmes to hamsters and from Agatha Christie to moustaches: Alexander Thorpe and Dave Warner chat all things crime on the Fremantle Press Podcast

In Rebecca Higgie’s penultimate episode as host of the Fremantle Press Podcast, we’re talking crime. Veteran crime writer Dave Warner joins the podcast to talk about his fifth book, Over My Dead Body, while new kid on the block Alexander Thorpe discusses his historical cosy crime debut, Death Leaves the Station.

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Shortlisted for the City of Fremantle Hungerford Award, Maria Papas shares her manuscript about what it is like to bear witness as a sibling battles a serious and frightening illness

Maria Papas’s manuscript, I Belong to the Lake, is one of three unpublished manuscripts in the running to win the 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award. If she wins, she’ll secure herself a publishing contract with Fremantle Press and a $15,000 cash prize from the City of Fremantle.

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An interview with Joanna Morrison, shortlisted for the 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award

Jo Morrison began her writing career as a journalist, first in Perth and then in Fremantle. She soon realised she wanted to write fiction instead of news, although she contends that in some ways the two forms are not that different. While journalism is by definition factual, setting it well apart from fiction, both forms aim to tell engaging stories, and both are propelled by curiosity – about the world, and about the human condition.

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