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.
Please join me this week at ITW's Roundtable, where we are discussing the question, "What are your favorite thrillers that question conventional wisdom or the status quo?" I had the opportunity to…Continue
Started by L. A. Starks in Reading Room on Tuesday.
Does anyone know of a resource list of honest and competent editors who I could contact regarding an edit of my crime novel? CrimeSpace seemed to be a good place to ask this question. thanks in…Continue
One of the articles in my recently published true crime ebook inspired my first novel. So kick back, have a pina colada (as it says in the Main Bar description) and check out the others.DARK DEEDS:…Continue
Manuscript critiques, cocktails for 4 at Folio Literary Management's NYC offices, a scholarship to the Salt Cay Writers Retreat, and more including my offering: signed books and rocks from my…Continue
Perhaps it’s worse in Oxford, like the weather. Oxford, England, that is: a city stiff with history, bristling with dreaming spires, and teeming with writers. You can hear the scratching of their…Continue
Looking for feedback on this. Thoughts?COLTIn four days, Everett Harbaugh will celebrate his twentieth birthday.Maybe.Home from college for the weekend, Everett is shocked to discover that he was…Continue
Up in Kings River Life Magazine this morning a review of Dennis Palumbo's brand new mystery novel "Night Terrors" and a chance to win a copy of the book http://kingsriverlife.com/05/18/night-terrors-a-daniel-rinaldi-mystery-by-dennis-palumbo/
We also have another Smart Guys mystery short story by Dennis Palumbo…Continue
Posted by Lorie Ham on May 19, 2013 at 2:35am
Along the road he found a blind girl. Four years old, maybe, smoke-blackened in a tattered and dirty blue dress, standing under a stunted oak.
He coaxed the little girl to come with him. She walked by his side, stumbling a little, clinging to the smoke-and-grease stained sleeve of his coat.
Sometimes over the next few days he carried her -- fording streams, for example, or hiking up steep stretches of the mountain roads. He put her on his…
Posted by Ku Okamoto on May 18, 2013 at 10:57am
Tomorrow I’ll be surrounded by great writers at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. This festival is a celebration of the written word and its power to enrich the human experience. From 10am to 6pm, it fosters an interest in reading, writing and literary conversation, and attracts award-winning and best-selling authors, poets and songwriters from across the country.
The Festival is free to attend, offers free parking and is open to everyone. With dozens of authors and publishers…
Posted by Austin S. Camacho on May 18, 2013 at 1:08am
Undercurrent has been published in the UK, Commonwealth and USA and has also been released as an e book. The ninth in the DI Andy Horton series set on the South Coast of England, in the Solent area of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight has received reviews from top USA book magazines, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus and…Continue
Posted by Pauline Rowson on May 17, 2013 at 6:44pm
In my almost forty-seven years I've matured in the ways of language. Somewhat. To hear me speak, maybe your thoughts would differ. Let's agree I've tried to think about language and the words, or rather, their correct usage, before I speak. Do I still say 'gonna' and 'sorta'? Sure, and I also tend to speak faster than some people, namely my students, can comprehend. But I'm working on it and I think…Continue
Posted by Stephen Brayton on May 17, 2013 at 4:35pm