Happy International Women's Day with The Cramps' DAMES, BOOZE, CHAINS AND BOOTS.
Nice prizes for the Bloody Scotland short story competition, and Scottish crime fiction authors provide some short story advice.
Crime Fiction Lover reviews Doug Johnstone's HIT AND RUN, Tricky Nag reviews several Alexander McCall Smiths, while Cozy Library reviews just the one. And a review of Josephine Tey's THE FRANCHISE AFFAIR.
Is the Edinburgh Guide calling Ian Rankin a twit? See Ian in Lochgelly on May 30th. And Mysteries in Paradise reviews the audio version of WITCH HUNT.
Val McDermid on the intellectual property issue, and the value of publishers. And a review of Val's stage play.
And, talking of stage plays, Ian Pattison has written a play about my least favourite politician (and there are plenty of candidates to choose from).
See youse after the weekend. Busy weekend (did I mention I'm in a play, gawd help us?) and then it's off to see the brilliant Killing Joke on Monday.