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Inkerman Writers, aka The Inkers, were originally creative writing students at Darlington Arts Centre, County Durham, England.
Since the centre's closure. they meet at the Friends' Meeting House in Skinnergate, Darlington.
Tracey Iceton took over the courses from John Dean in January 2018.
A newly-launched initiative designed to showcase crime writers will feature in National Crime Reading Month in June with four authors, including Inkerman Writer John Dean, talking about their craft and the publishing industry.
Launched in January, Mug Shots is run by Tall Tales Mysteries, a leading UK murder mystery company…Continue
Posted by John Dean on May 31, 2021 at 2:33pm
Interested in crime fiction? Then check out Inkerman Writer Bud Craig talking about his craft in the latest instalment of the free Tall Tales Mysteries Mug Shots series of films. Bud, one of the Book Folks stable of writers, talks in particular about sense of place. You can watch the interview at …Continue
Posted by John Dean on May 11, 2021 at 1:34pm
Inkerman Writer Bud Craig is celebrating after his short story Hats Off to Larry was commended in the Elmbridge Literary Competition. The theme of the competition was music.
In the story, in 1960 Salford teenager Jack finds the girl of his dreams. Over the next three years, Jack changes as does pop music, the Everly Brothers and Del Shannon giving way to the Beatles.
Jack plans a year in France after A levels and sees a whole new world opening up. Girlfriend Cathy, who…Continue
Posted by John Dean on April 1, 2021 at 1:26pm
One of the anthologies produced by Darlington-based Inkerman Writers gives a clue as to how they got their name.
The anthology of short stories, titled Inkerman Street, was based on the demolition of a fictional northern street and the stories of the people who lived in it.
The book, which features a variety of stories ranging from…Continue
Posted by John Dean on February 26, 2021 at 11:33am