Austin S. Camacho's Blog – June 2013 Archive (6)

MD-DC-VA writing class

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,…

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Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 18, 2013 at 1:36am — No Comments

Where do these people come from?

Today you can learn how I came up with the characters in my latest novel AND win a prize on my blog, Another Writer’s Life http://ascamacho.blogspot.com/

Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 11, 2013 at 11:48am — No Comments

Summer Reading Alert - and fall fun

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…

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Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 7, 2013 at 3:16am — No Comments

blogging and interviews

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.…

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Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 5, 2013 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Author Update

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…

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Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 4, 2013 at 5:17am — No Comments

More praise for The Troubleshooter

Thanks to Vernon Field for his new review of The Troubleshooter: “Good action book with lots of ways to relate to the people involved. The plot is good and lets the reader get involved in the plot.”…

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Added by Austin S. Camacho on June 1, 2013 at 1:13am — No Comments

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