L.A. Larkin

L.A. Larkin’s crime-thrillers have won her fans all over the world. Described as a superb ‘chiller thriller’ writer by Marie Claire magazine, and praised by the king of crime, Lee Child, Louisa likes to write stories with lots of plot twists and characters that surprise. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and has been on the organising committees of the prestigious Ned Kelly Awards and Sisters In Crime NSW.

Louisa is the author of Prey, The Genesis Flaw, Thirst, and Devour. She also writes dog detective mysteries under the pseudonym of Louisa Bennet.

In 2021 she has two crime-thrillers being published. Widow’s Island will be released in June with its sequel to follow in September.

Visit L.A. Larkin’s website: https://lalarkin.com/

Visit the Monty Dog Detective website: https://montydogdetective.com/

L.A. Larkin teaches Crime and Thriller Writing and Creative Writing Stage 1.

Some of L.A. Larkin's books include:

Presenter for:

Crime and Thriller Writing
Want to make readers squirm, cover their eyes and grip their seats? Learn where to hide the twists and build suspense.
Creative Writing Stage 1
Want to write fiction? Want it to be amazing? Dive into a supportive environment of creativity, information and inspiration!

Testimonials about this presenter

“I really enjoyed getting a personal perspective of crime and thriller writing from a presenter that has “been there and done that.” The course was logically put together and covered a lot of very useful information. L.A. Larkin is a fantastic presenter. She has great subject knowledge and was able to get everybody involved in the various discussion points. It was a fantastic course that was well worth undertaking.”

– Liam Saville

“L.A. Larkin was great. The course was well structured and I particularly liked the opportunity to do writing exercises. Go to a Thriller Writing course with L.A. Larkin. It’s fab – useful and exciting.”

– Penny Crofts

“L.A. Larkin was outstanding as a presenter. Her enthusiasm and preparation were excellent, as was the structure of the course.”

– Bruce Aylmer

“Louisa knows her stuff, and had some very useful and timely tips. The course was full of useful and relevant information. It has really helped me with the story I’m currently writing.”

– Tony McFadden

“Louisa is a very passionate and interesting presenter. I thought she handled the diversity of the group very well and she was well planned and prepared to share her personal story. I enjoyed her openness.”

– Lynne Abbott

“Louisa was easy to communicate with, had a sense of humour and was never boring. Participation was encouraged and the course was lively and interesting.”

– Gerald Abelsohn

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