Brit Grit Alley

Brit Grit Alley features news and updates on what's happening down British crime fiction's booze and blood soaked alleyways.

By Paul D. Brazill
Evening all! Dancers, romancers. Things of the night...  All kinds of everything down Brit Grit Alley this week ... First up, RAY BANKS is over at The Mysterious Press blog talking about FIVE NOIR LESSONS you can learn from the late great CHARLES WILLIAMS. This is a cracking post and well worth checking out ... Charles Williams was a septic, of course, but CHARLIE WILLIAMS is as BRIT GRIT as I don't know what. He's recently announced that the next MANGEL book MADE OF STONE will be out in April next year. Looking forward to that, I am ...  

AIDAN THORN has an interview with the editor of BRIT GRIT publishers BYKER BOOKS ... COLIN GRAHAM has posted a great article about DUBLIN REVISITED ... THE NEXT BIG THING meme has been spreading over the internet like a dose of the clap and GRAHAM SMITH has his here. And here's MINE. There are loads more out there ... Thriller writer ANDY SCORAH posts about the SWANSEA BLUES. Sound great to me, mind you ... RUTH JACOBS interviews crime writer D A MAYRICK  and comedy writer D J CONNELL ... SEUMAS GALLACHER is opening his cyber doors to GUEST BLOGGERS ... NEAR TO THE KNUCKLE have a great bit of flash fiction from RYAN SALES ... BENEDICT J.  JONES had a LOCK IN at SHOTGUN HONEY ... and OFF THE RECORD 2: AT THE MOVIES has had a very nice review from TIM MAYER.
See you soon, same Brit Grit Time, same Brit Grit Channel.

Spinetingler Award nominee Paul D. Brazill has had bits and bobs of short fiction published in various magazines and anthologies, including The Mammoth Books Of Best British Crime 8 and 10,and he has edited the anthologies True Brit Grit & Off The Record 2– with Luca Veste - and Drunk On The Moon. His short ebook collections 13 Shots Of Noir and Snapshots are out now, and his novellas The Gumshoe and Guns Of Brixton will be out pretty damned  soon. His blog is here.