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Snow Light by Danielle Zinn
Posted by Danielle Zinn in > Crime > Interviews

Most parts of my debut novel Snow Light were written while I was on the road. But let me start at the beginning. Three years ago I came back from...

My Journey to Publication: Mother by S.E. Lynes
Posted by S.E. Lynes in > Crime > Interviews

Writing is a funny business in that the very thing that makes you arguably and hopefully good at it is also the thing that will prevent you from ever becoming...

Making it! December Girl by Nicola Cassidy

“I love following up and coming writers, writers who make it,” said an aspiring author to me recently. It took me a moment to realise she was talking about me....

My Path to Publication: Broken Falls by Derek Flynn
Posted by Derek Flynn in > Crime > Interviews

There’s an old writing maxim that you should always save or jot down any interesting articles or stories that you see. This was certainly true in my case. A news...

The Second Dirty Secret: There was a Crooked Man by Cat Hogan
Posted by Cat Hogan in > Crime > Interviews

George Orwell once said, ‘Writing a book is a horrible exhausting struggle – like a long bout with a painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing, if one...

My Journey to Becoming a Writer: Bad Sister by Sam Carrington
Posted by Sam Carrington in > Crime > Interviews

I began writing in 1997 while pregnant with my second child. It was something I’d had in the back of my mind for years, but never did anything about. It...

A Writer’s Growth: The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti
Posted by Kate Moretti in > Crime > Interviews

In 2010, I did what many women in their late twenties/early thirties do: I had a baby. She was actually my second baby, my first was at preschool all day,...

A Dream Come True: The Walls by Hollie Overton
Posted by Hollie Overton in > Crime > Interviews

“It’s like a dream,” my mother replied when I phoned her in April of 2015 to tell her that my first novel, Baby Doll, was going to be published. She...

Interview with Tess Gerritsen by Swirl and Thread
Posted by Swirl and Thread in > Crime > Interviews > Uncategorized

I Know a Secret, the twelfth book by Tess Gerritsen in the Rizzoli and Isles series of crime thrillers, was recently published by Transworld/Bantam Press. Tess Gerritsen, you are a...

On the Virtue of Perseverance: Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek by Anthony O’Neill
Posted by Anthony O'Neill in > Crime > General Fiction > Interviews

I’ve now written six novels and every one of them was a struggle to get into print. In the mid-1990s, I’d never had anything published – not a short story,...