Though the police are usually the ones to have ‘sources’, we’re becoming ‘sources’ ourselves: delivering technical, procedural and forensic detail to authors via crime-writing workshops at our purpose-built crime centre in Huddersfield.
Recently, crime authors such as Lynda La Plante and Peter James openly shared the methods they employ to gain criminal and procedural insight, which helps them to weave authenticity into their plots. Each of the household-name authors interviewed confessed to consulting with police professionals as part of their research.

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