With one year to go until the first
Bloody Scotland crimewriting festival (in September 2012),
we had a launch event at the wonderful
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum.
There was a great turnout of crime writers, sponsors, and press
and TV. Alex Gray and I explained the origins of the idea of having a
Scottish international crimewriting festival, and thanked
everyone who has put in so much effort up to this point to make
the dream become reality.
Ian Rankin was there to voice