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This novel begins in the courtrooms where the main character is exonerated of escape charges. The main character is given money, a new job as an F.B.I. agent in the lone division called the 'Suicide Unit' and as he goes deep under cover on assignments given to him by his superiors who want to see him get killed, he searches his past and present for the truth as to who is trying to kill him and why his government uses him the way they do. This tale of drugs,…Continue
VIPER was accepted by Sophia Press today! Here's the email sent by the acquisitions editor to the publisher and cc'd to me:
“Kill the Suitors!”…Continue
Added by Mike on June 30, 2010 at 12:51am — No Comments
Scott Turow, that Chicago lawyer who has written nine superlative legal thrillers, was first an academic.
Recently my private life has been occupied, in part, with helping a very good friend who is a new mother make the challenging life-style changes that come along with a beautiful and perfect new daughter. Nothing you are told in advance can really prepare you for the hardest job you'll ever love. But we always feel like they should have seen it…Continue
Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 29, 2010 at 10:01pm — No Comments
We've heard it all. We see where you're going, we know where you have to end up. We know how you think, and we know a clue when we see one. In short, we're pretty darned hard to fool.
I started reading mysteries at about fourteen. I've been from Donald to Dexter, from Paretsky to Poirot, and honestly, I'm not nearly as savvy as a lot of my friends in the mystery community. But familiarity with the genre means that when you, the author, spend a little too much time commenting on the…Continue
Wow, what a response a couple weeks ago to my posting of pictures of flowers on Facebook.
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I had to re-record my interview with Rob Richardson of Express FM last week because a technical hitch unfortunately meant the original interview could not be transmitted. I didn't mind though. It's always good fun talking to Rob Richardson who also runs a very lively writing group and web site called Write Invite, which has some very exciting and rather unusual short story writing…Continue
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I know I pick on them, but jeez! I used to be a speech teacher, and I wonder what happened to all those speech classes that one assumes newspeople must take.
A few hints:
Read/scan your copy ahead of time. If you don't know how to pronounce something, ask somebody and then write it phonetically. Giving the audience multiple choice versions is not cool.
Keep your lame attempts at humor to yourself. You're only revealing what we already suspected: that weathermen are…Continue
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I can confim for you now that business is strong at the Borders Express in Dulles Town Center. Saturday I signed quite a stack of my mysteries and thrillers for lots of new friends. Four of my titles are now sold out there but they do have…Continue
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WHY 1 Kindle Title Goes Ballistic, Another Goes Blippo –
An academic delving into the inner workings of a typical Kindle Reader’s mind & how to please it……Continue