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How Not To Pitch A Crime Novel

Posted at 4:34PM Tuesday 27 Jul 2010

The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing festival is a haven for the star writers in crime fiction and this year was no exception. Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Christopher Brookmyre, Joanne Harris and Jeffery Deaver were among those who appeared at the four-day event. But in a packed hotel conference room, unpublished writers also had a unique opportunity to pitch their novels to a panel of literary agents and publishers.

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