Author Archives: Natalie Conyer

PRESENT TENSE WINS NED KELLY CRIME FICTION AWARD!

I am thrilled to announce that Present Tense has won the 2020 Ned Kelly award for best debut crime novel. These awards (we call them the Neddies) are given by the Australian Crime Writers Association. Here’s the announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De4c-VYFGKk&feature=youtu.be Along with being shortlisted for the Davitt Awards, that makes for some ritzy stickers on the cover.

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Stop Editing Your Book and Start Writing Rubbish

This is one of a series of joint posts in the She Said/She Said series, in which Atlin Merrick and I muse on writing topics. Atlin is publisher of Improbable Press and author of The Night They Met and The Day They Met.  You can find the post here: https://improbablepress.co.uk/blogs/improbable-press/stop-editing-your-book-and-start-writing-rubbish  

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