139: Lisa Cutts – Cop, writer, bestseller
Lisa Cutts works for Kent Police as a full-time detective constable, but when she’s not solving murders and other serious crimes she writes bestselling crime fiction. We caught up with Lisa on the hottest day of the year after an event at Harbour Books in Whitstable and discovered how Lisa’s experience gives her crime fiction added authenticity…
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In this episode you will discover…
- How to create great crime stories and stick to realistic procedures (and other top tips for crime procedural writers!)
How to balance time for writing with a demanding job (like police work!)
- The part that NanoWriMo played in Lisa’s career
- And why Lisa is a nightmare to watch TV cop shows with…
Here are some of the links we talked about in the show…
Lisa’s website: https://www.lisacutts.co.uk/
Lisa’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/lisacuttsauthor
Lisa’s Enquiries email: https://www.lisacutts.co.uk/#contact
The Police Oracle: https://www.policeoracle.com/
Writing Magazine (online): https://www.writers-online.co.uk/
Gavin G Smith’s short film “The Talk”: https://vimeo.com/288568296
Bethany Swafford’s new book “My Hands Hold My Story”: https://www.amazon.com/My-Hands-Hold-Story/dp/1644406446/
Harbour Books, Whitstable: https://twitter.com/harbourbooks
Julie Wassmer episode 115: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/ep115-julie-wassmer-the-pearl-of-whitstable/
Rochester Literary Festival: https://rochesterlitfest.com/
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