Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin is the founder of The Inkwell Group publishing consultancy and the award winning national writing resources website Writing.ie. Vanessa is Ireland’s leading literary scout and works with authors at every stage of their career. She has placed many award winning and bestselling authors with agents and publishers both in Ireland and London. Vanessa is the Chair of Irish PEN and a partner in The Rights Bureau Literary Agency. Vanessa writes crime as the No 1 bestselling author Sam Blake, her debut thriller Little Bones, was followed by In Deep Water in 2017 and this year the Cat Connolly trilogy will be completed with No Turning Back (out May 2018).