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A Novel is an Iceberg: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

When you get a book published, you’ll quickly realize how little most people know about publishing. This is not meant to be a criticism of ‘most people’—it’s just something I’ve...

On Never Giving Up: The Other Side of the Wall by Andrea Mara
Posted by Andra Mara in > Crime > Interviews

Did you know Stephen King’s bestselling book Carrie was rejected by 30 publishers? If you’re a writer or an aspiring writer, you probably did. I know it, because my husband...

Writing a Thriller? Please Yourself: Be My Killer by Richard Parker
Posted by Richard Parker in > Crime > Interviews

For many, writing fiction is therapeutic.  It’s the moment they can withdraw from the demands of everyday life and immerse themselves in their imagination.  For an hour or so they...

From Idea to Publication: Texas Dakota by Lorcan Kavanagh
Posted by Lorcan Kavanagh in > Crime > Interviews

For Texas Dakota, the journey from initial idea to published novel was three years. I was conducting research for another novel when I stumbled upon some information regarding the manufacturer...

Bringing Two Voices Together: Writing as a Team by A.J. Mackenzie
Posted by A.J. MacKenzie in > Crime > Interviews

‘How do you work together?’ This is, without doubt, the question we are most frequently asked. How do we write together? How do we bring different viewpoints, different sets of...

Finding Your Soundtrack: Sam Blake In Deep Water
Posted by in > Crime

Any writer who has a day job (I have several) and/or children (I have a couple of those too) knows that getting away from it all is sometimes essential to...

Inspiration for Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings
Posted by Kerensa Jennings in > Crime > Interviews

It started in a dark, closed room. Me, alone with some police evidence tapes, spooling through images. Marking up time codes, the numbers burnt into the pictures in a hidden...

The Writer’s Journey and the Learning Curve by Sheryl Browne
Posted by Sheryl Browne in > Crime > Interviews

I have several books published, along with two short stories in Birmingham City University anthologies where I completed my MA in Creative Writing. That all sounds very confident and accomplished but the writer’s...

Two Million eBooks Sold And Counting by Angela Marsons
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Angela Marsons, who we featured back in August has just sold her two millionth eBook … a staggering feat considering her first thriller novel was only published in February 2015. It’s a...

I Am Not Your Sidekick by Sheena Kamal
Posted by Sheena Kamal in > Crime > Interviews

Hello, there, crime fighter! How are you? You feeling good? You feel like solving mysteries because of an innate sense of justice and some deep, dark driving force that will...