Author Interviews

Book Promotion: Eric Beetner Rebecca Cantrell Interviews: Eric Beetner Rebecca Cantrell Hilary Davidson Sue Ann Jaffarian David Liss Sophie Littlefield Stephen Jay Schwartz Kelli Stanley Path to Publication: Dani Amore Spring Warren Writing: Stephen Jay Schwartz Kelli Stanley Off-site: 50… Continue Reading

Mini Review: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

From the book's website: Christine wakes up every morning in an unfamiliar bed with an unfamiliar man. She looks in the mirror and sees an unfamiliar, middle- aged face. And every morning, the man she has woken up with must… Continue Reading

Mini Review: V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton

Happy New Year! I love the start of a new year. Everything feels all fresh and full of potential. Actually, I love smaller starts too: Mondays, Birthdays, whatever. I don't need much to motivate me to start something new or… Continue Reading

Top 10 in ’11

This year I kept track of the books I read using Good Reads. I set an initial goal of reading 25 books, but upped it to 35 sometime mid-year when I realized I was way ahead of schedule. I'm at… Continue Reading

Guest Review: POSSESS by Gretchen McNeil

My friend Kate Carruth is a 13-year-old avid reader who was kind enough to stop by my blog today and give her thoughts about Gretchen McNeil's debut novel, POSSESS. Thanks, Kate! The novel Possess by Gretchen McNeil is a unique… Continue Reading

Two Bits of Advice

1. Read your work aloud 2. Write flash fiction (generally stories 1000 words or less).

An Ode (of sorts) to NEEDLE Magazine

Don't know why, but the more I look at this cover, the more enthralled I am by it: Sure, part of the reason is because my name's on it, I ain't gonna lie. It could also be the nipples. But… Continue Reading

Dani Amore: My Path to E-Publication

Dani Amore is the author of DEATH BY SARCASM and DEAD WOOD. Today she was kind enough to stop by the blog and tell us about her path to publication. I decided to become an independent author because a famous… Continue Reading

Let’s Get Personal

On Friday night I went to a launch party for Darrell James's debut novel, NAZARETH CHILD. It's a book I've been looking forward to, and it was great to celebrate the release with Darrell and well, a hundred or so… Continue Reading

Looking for a Few Good Writers

Hey Author Friends: I have a few features on my blog that I've been ignoring for far too long, and now, with your help, I'd like to put a little more effort into them. I'm looking for authors (mainly crime… Continue Reading