Kevin G. Chapman
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Need procedural help for NYPD issues

Does anyone know of a good resource for getting some answers to police procedure questions regarding the New York City Police Department?  Working on next novel set in NYC and have a few issues that…Continue

Started Nov 27, 2018

Getting Reviews -- ideas and suggestions?
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For an emerging author (sounds like I'm crawling out of a dark hole), one of the biggest challenges is getting reviews published.  I hate the idea of paying for a "professional" review.  I had a…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin G. Chapman Jan 25.

 

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Kevin G. Chapman replied to Kevin G. Chapman's discussion Getting Reviews -- ideas and suggestions?
"Thanks, Dan.  Some interesting suggestions there.  I agree about not paying for a review.  I'm up to 20 real customer reviews on amazon and I value those so much more than a purchased "professional" review.  I had…"
Jan 25
Dan L. Coleman replied to Kevin G. Chapman's discussion Getting Reviews -- ideas and suggestions?
"Don't ever pay anyone for a review, please; it sets a bad example and looks like groveling. There are other ways to market your book. For independents, self-published, it's all about work. Take it from someone who's not an expert.…"
Jan 24
Kevin G. Chapman posted a discussion

Need procedural help for NYPD issues

Does anyone know of a good resource for getting some answers to police procedure questions regarding the New York City Police Department?  Working on next novel set in NYC and have a few issues that I'd like to get right.  Any suggestions appreciated.  Thanks.See More
Nov 27, 2018
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"Thank you!"
Nov 26, 2018
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Nov 26, 2018
Kevin G. Chapman posted a discussion

Getting Reviews -- ideas and suggestions?

For an emerging author (sounds like I'm crawling out of a dark hole), one of the biggest challenges is getting reviews published.  I hate the idea of paying for a "professional" review.  I had a really bad experience in that space with my last novel.  (The reviewer obviously just read the book blurb on amazon and reformatted the same information.  Then, when I complained, they assigned a second reviewer, who read the first chapter and then wrote a review including details about the characters…See More
Nov 6, 2018
Kevin G. Chapman replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"The Crime & Thriller group on Goodreads.com is discussion Tom Clancy's "The Hunt for Red October."  Very interesting discussion there.  Wow, this book started slowly!  How did he get this first 50 pages past an…"
Nov 6, 2018
Kevin G. Chapman replied to doug anderson's discussion Too Many Characters Spoil the Book?
"Just joining and picking up this thread (we'll see if anyone is listening).  I have been listening to a lot of audio books in my car and the voice actors will create "voices" for the characters who are central to the story, but…"
Nov 3, 2018
Kevin G. Chapman posted a status
"I'm diligently trying to market my new crime-thriller, Righteous Assassin!"
Nov 3, 2018
Kevin G. Chapman is now a member of CrimeSpace
Nov 3, 2018

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Hometown:
Port Angeles, WA
About Me:
I'm a lawyer and an amateur fiction writer. My latest novel, "Righteous Assassin: A Mike Stoneman Thriller" was just published in October 2018.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Website:
http://kevingchapman.com
Books And Authors I Like:
Michael Connelly, Dashiell Hammett, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sara Paretsky, Robert Heinlein
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Star Trek, James Bond films, Twilight Zone

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At 11:17am on November 26, 2018, Mitzi Szereto said…

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