International Thriller Writers
I’m a member of the ITW – International Thriller Writers, and I’ll be on stage at Thrillfest XI in New York, July 2016, as part of the Debut Authors Programme event. This is the premier international Crime and Thriller international event, so I’m really looking forward to it. Names Of The Dead & The London Cage will be on sale at the even, in the Hyatt Manhattan, East 42nd Street, next to Grand Central.
The Crime Writers Association
I’m also a member of the Scottish Chapter of the CWA – Crime Writers Association, and we meet regularly for lunch and all things crime writing. The CWA support and promote the crime and thriller genre, and run the prestigious Dagger Awards, which celebrate the best in crime writing.
Society of Authors
I’m a member of the Society of Authors in Scotland – SoAiS.
The SoA is the trade union for professional writers, and advise on rights, fees or on any query about the business of writing. And they hold excellent parties.
Scottish PEN – I’m a member of Scottish PEN, part of a worldwide association of writers.