WIN two tickets to the Killer Weekendthe festival for aspiring writers of crime and suspense fiction.


Organised by the awesome 21-strong crime author collective Killer Women, the London-based Killer Weekend (28-29 October) is the only weekend organised by crime writers and aimed at aspiring crime writers. No one knows better than its organisers what aspiring crime writers need to know.

Alongside some of the biggest names in the business (Mark Billingham, Erin Kelly, Stuart McBride, Cally Taylor) will be top commissioning editors and agents, and experts in the criminal justice system – all offering practical advice on everything from police procedure to how to create an author brand. Take part in exercise- based workshops on plotting and writing compelling characters, led by the best in the business. Discover new trends and hear publishers’ predictions on The Next Big Thing. Rub shoulders with writers and publishers at an exclusive drinks reception and get the chance to pitch your idea to a panel of top editors and agents.

Find out more about the Killer Weekend here:

Join the Killer Women Club (for free) at or follow them on twitter @killerwomenorg or on facebook at killerwomencrime.



Mslexia has teamed up with Killer Women to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Killer Weekend, worth a whopping £275 each. Just answer the simple question below and fill out the form.


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