Saturday I’ll teach a 3-hour class on "How to Develop Your Character." This is a condensed version of the 6-hr class I've taught several times at Anne Arundel Community College. In this class I share all I’ve learned writing nine well-reviewed novels. I offer tips and techniques to develop well-rounded characters readers will care about, and explain how to get your readers to cheer your heroes, boo your villains, and worry about the people caught in the middle.
Class starts at 10am,…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2013 at 1:36am
Summer reading alert! Action fans will want to read High Treason, the 4th Jonathan Grave Thriller by NY Times bestselling author John Gilstrap, when it comes out in July.
And if you want to meet John Gilstrap, he’ll be interviewed during Saturday’s lunch, and teach a class, at the Creatures, Crimes & Creativity (C3) conference in Baltimore, September 13, 14 & 15. We will gather readers and writers of mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and steampunk…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2013 at 3:16am
I'm trying to maintain a strong on-line presence. :-)
Today I discuss the importance of character names on my blog, Another Writer's Life. http://ascamacho.blogspot.com .
And the classy e-magazine Grove Street just released a book club and book lover’s edition. Aside from lots of other interesting content, this issue features an interview with yours truly. Check it out.…
Posted on June 5, 2013 at 11:02pm
It was a great idea: a 'Wine' & Cheese & Books party in a library. Snack and beverages prompted mixing and mingling. Each of the writers read from our work, then we had trivia contests and other book-related games. The only thing wrong with the event was that it was too short.
Also, my review of The Shadow Tracer is in this month’s The Big Thrill, the newsletter of the International Thriller Writers. What if you had to give up your entire life and disappear in order to keep…Continue
Posted on June 4, 2013 at 5:17am