Posted on March 1, 2013 at 9:10pm
I'm stepping away from my FBI related blogs just to chat for a moment about craft. I had a major epiphany this week that not only will help me in turning a so-so book to a must read story. But it will also ease the process of writing the future books in the series. I can almost feel the stories coming now.
I've been going through quite a bit of turmoil over this story--this J.J. McCall…
Posted on August 4, 2012 at 2:52am
I recently did a fun feature piece on The Thrill Begins, an International Thriller Writers blog for debut authors. They asked me to blog about things new authors might want to know during the first year of publication. And I wrote about a topic that I wish I had known when I signed my contract...
Posted on July 22, 2012 at 2:23am
Although I'm not new to the publishing world, I am very much new to the suspense/thriller genre. Just after I finished writing The Seven Year Itch: A J.J. McCall Novel and started getting feedback from the Beta readers, I realized I might have some major revisions. While the readers said they "love, love, love" the story and couldn't wait for the next installment (and one of the Beta readers didn't know me), an agent had a less than pleasing reaction. He said that it was well written but it…Continue
Posted on July 18, 2012 at 11:19pm