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The Editing Process

It’s not unusual to have a manuscript sent back by the editor, covered in pithy comments designed to improve the finished product. But the prospect of re-visiting a book one has slaved over for almost a year is seldom a joyous one. I’m currently in that phase with Virginia Street, the first draft of which was finished at the beginning of 2016. The comment from my agent was short and to the... read more

Facebook and Twitter

It’s taken me a while but I’ve now joined the great social media revolution. So feel free to follow/friend me on both Twitter and Facebook. I generally say what needs to be said on social media first and only after that, on my webpage. That said, I’m always happy to hear from you any which way you care to contact me. Writing is a lonely business so its nice to hear from folk who are out... read more

Author Event at Tunbridge Wells Library

The central public libary in Royal Tunbridge Wells is hosting an author event between 2 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 24th October 2015 when I’ve been invited to deliver a lecture on Crime and Punishment in 18th Century London to coincide with the launch, in paperback, of Cuckold Point my latest Tom Pascoe thriller. More details nearer the date. read more

Thames Police Museum Opens to the Public

The Thames Police Museum in Wapping High Street, London, opens its doors to the public this weekend 19th and 20th September 2015 as part of the Open London Week. Open only for a few days each year, the museum is a glimpse into London’s maritime past and a view of the first professional police force in this country in the early days of its existence. Entrance is free and the doors are open from 11am... read more

Pascoe Series Signed Up by ITV Studios

ITV Studios has taken the option on the Tom Pascoe books and will now consider producing a series of films for telivision over the next two years. Contracts with the Studios were exchanged a few days ago and it is still too early for the company to have formulated detailed plans for the future treatment of the stories. I am, of course, thrilled at this development and the confidence placed in me by ITV... read more

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