"Fascinating. That's something that somehow appears in everything I write - I like to mix up the bad guys and the good guys a little! The series I'm currently writing goes one step further as I took the bad guy from another series and…"
"All my paperbacks are CreateSpace - had one problem with a mis-aligned spine, but a photo and email sent to them and they sent another one within 48 hours (to UK). Otherwise I've had no problems with them that I haven't had with any other…"
"I'm curious about Eden. Have you had any problems? I know two other authors who have books with that title and both received emails from a third author claiming the title was "his" and he would sue them if they didn't change…"
"I agree - the title needs at least a loose association. Mine all follow a theme which help build the series brand too. Too often crime writers seem to think as long as they include the word dead in the title, then that's OK and the rest…"
"Me. I started out reading and writing fantasy - but when I switched to crime and thriller territory, everything suddenly "clicked" and I felt that I'd found my voice. Plus I've worked in law enforcement my whole career, which…"
"I'm a complete pantser. That's the best bit - when it just seems to fall out onto the screen while bypassing my conscious brain entirely. When I'm living and breathing the story and can't think about anything else. I must be hell…"
"Interesting comment. That's the reason I never use my name on my books - only initials!
I do think a past is important though. It's the past that defines the present - that makes us who we are now. I read something recently - I really do…"
"Personally I really hate the mystery/detective and paranormal crossover that everybody adores these days. Just reading a back cover and finding that the detective is a shapeshifter, or there's a demon involved somewhere makes me chuck the book…"