Episode 1: Writing Female Investigators
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
1M ago
It's the start of a new season of The Plot Thickens, the podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mystery.  In this week’s episode, Elly talks to her good friend and fellow crime writer, Vaseem Khan (author of The Malabar House series) about the genre of crime, what it's like writing outside of one's own experience and how elephants make really great detectives. Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @ ellygriffiths. Buy The Last Word here Pre-order The Man in Black and Other Stories here If you’ve loved listening to this podc ..read more
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Episode 6: Looking to the Future
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
6M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mysteries.    In the final episode of season 1, Elly is joined by Val McDermid, the award-winning and multi-million copy bestselling author of the Wire in the Blood series, featuring Dr Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan, which was adapted for TV. In this episode Val and Elly talk about how they go about writing a long-standing series, as well as starting a new one, and what's in store for them both in the future.    Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @E ..read more
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Episode 5: Farewell to Old Friends
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
10M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mysteries. In this week's episode, Elly sits down with her good friends William Shaw, the acclaimed author of the DS Alexandra Cupidi series and Dead Rich (written as G W Shaw) and Lesley Thomson, author of the Detective’s Daughter series and the standalone novel The Companion. In this episode the three friends dig into characters – how they appear, how they change over time and how to know when it’s time to say goodbye. Elly also answers fan questions about the last instalment i ..read more
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Episode 4: The Art of Crime Writing
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
10M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mysteries. In this week's episode, Elly talks to bestselling author of the Slough House series Mick Herron all about the art of writing a great crime novel – from titles to plotting, prizes to adaptations. This is the ultimate look at what it’s like to be a crime writer. Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @ellygriffiths Follow Mick Herron on Facebook at @MickHerronAuthor Pre-order The Last Remains here If you’ve loved listening to this podcast you might enjoy the El ..read more
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Episode 3: Down to the bone
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
10M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mysteries. In this week's episode, Elly talks to Linzi Harvey, the archaeologist and human bones expert who advises her on the Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries.  Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @ellygriffiths Follow Ann Cleeves on Twitter and Facebook @AnnCleeves Pre-order The Last Remains here Buy The Crossing Places special edition here   If you’ve loved listening to this podcast you might enjoy the Elly Griffiths newsletter, which is where you’ll find all ..read more
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Episode 2: Writing Wild Places
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
10M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mystery. In this week’s episode Elly talks to the bestselling author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves, about landscape, plotting and how you know when to end a series… Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @ellygriffiths Follow Ann Cleeves on Twitter and Facebook @AnnCleeves Pre-order The Last Remains here Buy The Crossing Places special edition here   If you’ve loved listening to this podcast you might enjoy the Elly Griffiths newsletter, whi ..read more
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Episode 1: Where It All Began
The Plot Thickens
by Elly Griffiths
10M ago
The Plot Thickens is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes of crime writing, for anyone who loves good murder mystery. In this week’s episode, Elly talks to her wonderful editor Jane Wood about the first time she read a manuscript called The Crossing Places by an unknown author called E.G. Griffiths… Follow Elly Griffiths on Facebook and Twitter @ ellygriffiths. Pre-order The Last Remains here Buy The Crossing Places special edition here If you’ve loved listening to this podcast you might enjoy the Elly Griffiths newsletter, which is where you’ll find all the latest updates on Elly’s b ..read more
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