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"Hi. My name is Jordan. And I'm a … " I bite my lower lip and grimace, but push through the first step of my recovery program. "I'm a crime fiction author."
Oh sure, some might think this isn't a big thing to admit. Some may even envy my position, but I'm here to confess that as a crime fiction author, I'm not a well person. Bad men speak to me in my head—and I like it. I…Continue
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My First Review ... EVER
I've never gotten a professional review of my work, so as you might imagine, I was sweating it—especially Publisher’s Weekly. But I received my PW review this weekend and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be compared to the likes of some of my favorite authors—Lisa Jackson, Lisa Gardner and Tami Hoag. I couldn’t wait to share the good news.
Publishers Weekly, 12/10/2007
No One Heard Her…Continue
The Agent Question – Will They Respect Me in the Morning?
By Jordan Dane
As a debut author, your first relationship with an agent can be like a courtship. The first blush of an offer to represent is followed by the unforgettable satiation of that first deal. You light up a cigarette and revel that nothing will ever be the same again, but in…Continue
Added by Jordan Dane on November 29, 2007 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Ah, they say you never forget your first and I’m here to tell you that’s exactly right.
The International Thriller Writers have adopted a Debut Authors Program affectionately known as "First Kill", just another great benefit to being an ITW member. "Virgin" authors get one chance at launching their debut book, because once the…Continue
Added by Jordan Dane on September 13, 2007 at 3:14am — No Comments
Everyone Heard Her Scream
Yes, I did scream when I saw my debut book—No One Heard Her Scream—already available on Amazon.com for presale. Check it out for yourself. I did. (Authors are strange. Alert the media.)
I’ve also got…Continue
Added by Jordan Dane on July 10, 2007 at 2:31am — No Comments
The ‘WHAT IF’ Game
For whatever reason, I’ve seen a lot of blogging this week on Dan Brown’s DaVinci Code. Dan’s book crossed a line from fiction into religion, a pretty sacred topic, pun intended. So it got me thinking (which is always dangerous).
WHAT IF religion crossed paths with the Internet? Hummmm…
1.) WHAT IF God blogged on MySpace? Would she have more friends than Barack Obama?
First of all, if you've come to this site looking for real answers, consider yourself a CERTIFIABLE FREAK and suspense author Jordan Dane is looking for YOU. Research is a critical aspect of writing and an author can never have too many good resources when it comes…Continue
I sacrificed a body part to write my debut novel – No One Heard Her Scream. Now that's commitment.…