None Shall Sleep sequel news, plus the brand new title for Arlington Hall, my website renovation, why octopuses might be aliens, what I'm reading/watch…
In this edition: cool award news, Paperbacks from Hell, lockdown life, serialized fiction(?), and much more...
Deleted scene from None Shall Sleep - plus added-value Spite Houses!
Dangerous Victorian Hatpins: in the late 1800s, independent women used to dissuade annoying men by jabbing them with ladies’ hatpins...(and oh, there's…
Fake fingerprints I’m sometimes asked by students in workshops if it wouldn’t just be easier for criminals to remove their fingerprints before they com…
Amateur sleuths and crime writing: Did you know that there’s a global online organisation of amateur sleuths? The Guardian wrote an article about it - …
New platform, new format, new look What do you reckon? It looks very posh, doesn’t it? Very grown up or something. Anyway, I like it, and if you’re won…
Welcome to The Black Hand, Ellie Marney’s Newsletter by me, Ellie Marney. YA crime fiction author, obsessive reader and lover of bad jokes. Sign …