The Crime Fiction - Making it Real weekend workshop 23rd to 25th March 2012

Calling all crime fiction writers, this is your chance to -
  • bring your stories to life.
  • know how a real police investigation works.
  • learn about policing in the past, present and future.
  • discuss your current story with an experienced specialist police advisor.
  • pick up hundreds of ideas for your next story.
  • experience all of this at one of the country’s most famous police training centres, the home of police recruit and detective training.
Come along to the West Yorkshire Police Training and Development Centre in Wakefield. This inspirational, interactive workshop will give writers at all levels of experience an opportunity to spend a weekend of discovery, enlightenment and guidance in the company of ex-Police Inspector Kevin Robinson (a 30 year veteran of British and International policing).

Places are limited to ensure each delegate has plenty of individual support. Two-night’s accommodation, breakfasts and lunches are included in the price of £225 per delegate. Reservations made before 1st February 2012 qualify for a 10% discount and thereafter, the full fee applies.

The Crime Writing Solutions Website also provides valuable research information for writers of crime, detective fiction and police procedurals.

It is run by Kevin Robinson  who has over 30 years experience in policing both in and out of uniform. He's worked rural, urban and city beats in England and he's taught cops how to be better cops. 

He's provided specialist technical support and advice to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Eurocustoms as part of their anti-drugs and organised crime programmes and projects.

He holds a Masters in Forensic and Legal Psychology through  and has provided specialist support in complex, serious and serial crimes such as robbery, rape, murder and terrorist related activities.