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Harriet practised as a criminal law barrister before turning her hand to writing. Her debut novel Blood Orange is already one of the Sunday Times Bestselling Top 3! Harriet shares some fabulous creative writing tips including shaping your characters and plotting a thriller, and reveals HOW she combined working and parenting with writing to earn her place on the shelf amongst the crème de la crème of psychological thriller authors.


Get the juice on how former barrister Harriet Tyce left the bar for the writing desk and hit the Sunday Times Bestseller spot at Number 3 and became a Richard and Judy book club choice with her debut Blood Orange! We discuss the role of working mothers and we learn that is wasn’t easy carving out her new career. One thing is certain – Harriet’s resilience and perseverance is contagious. Already regarded as a gripping thriller writer with a unique voice, we await her second novel. Meanwhile, watch here as she shares how to make your characters three dimensional and develop psychological thriller plots which build tension.

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