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.
I'm wondering how important it is to you as a reader to know details about authors. Do you care? Author Anne Perry was convicted of murder as a teenager, does that make a difference in whether or…Continue
I've just started a "Best Cold War Novels" List at Goodreads.I know this is a crime fiction forum and I plan adding crime-related lists on Goodreads but many people here also may read spy fiction.If…Continue
Hi there:My work in progress will include a POV character from the New York / New Jersey area (more New Jersey). I will be writing a close 3rd-person-limited POV and I want to bring as much…Continue
I have just finished reading and reviewing a book called 'Evil Shadows' and absolutely shocked by this true story. I think in this day and age of internet use, everyone should be aware of the…Continue
Hey! Here i am in a CrimeSpace, good to see you people. A few words about be, in my first post, maid be appropriate, but i will skip that. You will know what, and who i am, by knowing what i do. So i…Continue
Since I'm involved in martial arts, I write a series with a character who is a taekwondo school owner as well as a private investigator. Yes, she carries a gun, but she relies on her martial arts skills more often.
Two challenges I have in writing this series are 1). to create scenes where my main character, Mallory Petersen, can use her skills and 2). for her to use a…Continue
Posted by Stephen Brayton on July 19, 2014 at 8:17am
Next week, from July 25 through July 27, I'll be signing my books at the annual Bookstock Literary Festival, held in Woodstock, Vermont. The event brings together literary notables (former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins this year), Vermont writers and publishers, and, most importantly, readers.
This will also be the first public signing of my newest effort, "Terror Strikes Downtown," in which crime reporter Ace Herron investigates the causes of a series of explosions which tear up…Continue
Posted by Stephen Seitz on July 19, 2014 at 1:55am
The latest collection of eight stories edited by Todd Robinson features the noir tales one expects from the Thuglit series. Whether it be fate that puts these characters in bad situations, bad decisions as that simplistic Facebook meme that some folks must unthinkingly share week in and week out, or just being in the wrong place at the wrong time, many of these characters are not living, working, or even walking down the sunny side of the street. Heck, they can’t even see the…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on July 16, 2014 at 12:58am