For those of you looking to join CrimeSpace, the requirements are simple: You need to have a genuine interest in crime fiction. While there are a number of authors on the site, the main focus of CrimeSpace is not promotion. It's community.
Hi – as a crime fiction fan can I ask you:Q1 – how do you find new crime writers to read?Q2 – what leads you to try a crime writer for the first time?My 'agenda' is simple, I’m an indie crime writer (…Continue
I recently discovered Jonathan Valin, author of the Harry Stoner mystery series. I'm in the middle of SECOND CHANCE (1991) and loving it so far.From what I understand he wrote about 14 novels, but stopped around the mid 90s. Shame, because he's a…Continue
Started by Trace Conger in Reading Room Feb 7.
What's the story on this character who seems to do nothing except Blatant Self-promotion?Isn't there any rule agains BSP with absolutely no other contribution to the site? Personally I wouldn't buy any of his books because of it.Continue
I have two books ready to be edited. One the fourth in a crime series. The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics of having two edited at once? Seems it might be daunting and confusing. Use the same editor? I do have one…Continue
I have two books ready to be edited. One the fourth in a crime series. The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics on having two edited at once? Seems it might be daunting and confusing. Use the same editor? I do have one I…Continue
Part of any author's life is the "joy" of shouldering the hobo-stick, pulling on the walking shoes... and hitting the highway (literally, or on the Internet's Information Highway) to MARKET the flippin' thing.
That is a "given" for all scribes, whether publisher-published or indie/self-pubb'd variety, if only because nobody will market the everlovin' hell out of your books like YOU will.
It can be akin to an…Continue
Posted by Earl Merkel on April 19, 2015 at 12:40am
Former Police Chief Samuel Craddock didn’t want to be police chief again or investigate any more murders. But, the last few months have been kind of rough in the small south Texas town of Jarret Creek. There were some murders and Samuel Cradock, bum knee and all, got dragged into solving them. Deep in the grip of winter Jarrett Creek is about to have still more problems.
The town is bankrupt. The night before there had been an emergency meeting of several of the town’s…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on April 13, 2015 at 4:53am