Four-and-a-half long, dark and cold months later, and I've spit out the third draft of my upcoming mystery novel, The Killed Conscience. Book blurb: Still at the beginning of her career, investigative journalist Emilee Weathers is eager for a name and hungry for the perfect story, no matter how she has to get it. When… Continue reading It’s Time to Begin
This is no easy task. But it must be done.
And if the two knew of the tragedy that was to unfold when they reconnected fifteen years later, they probably would have done it anyway.
Hey, you live and you learn, right? If you don't fall down, you're not trying hard enough. I spent four years writing, scrapping, and rewriting my first novel before I felt I had a good enough grasp of the craft. I knew I was getting better because I kept seeing my writing from a week… Continue reading #amwriting next mystery novel: “The Killed Conscience”
Book Review I stumbled on this author and his book several months ago via his blog. When I read a synopsis of the plot, it hit all the sweet spots for my love of thriller and suspense novels: serial killers, twists, writers, subtle relationships and cops. After I read the intro chapter he shared […] via… Continue reading ‘The Author’ book review by James J. Cudney
Starting out, it can be a pain in the ass getting people behind you and your ideas. Couldn’t be more appreciative of author James J. Cudney for doing this, even with his plate already so full. Checkout his most recent post as well as him and his own book, “Watching Glass Shatter.”
Mask: (a) something we all wear to protect our identity, or (b) 365 Daily Challenge word for 2017 debut novelist and today’s author alert — Jordan Antonacci
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Authors are often a mystery to their fans. Sometimes you read a book without knowing (or caring) about the author — it’s the story you must devour. Often the author is shy and doesn’t have a huge following or social media presence. And on the rare occasion, several of the author’s personality traits show up in one or two of the characters in his/her books. It’s almost like authors wear a mask both to those who read our books and even sometimes to ourselves. In today’s post, I’m exploring the concept of the word ‘mask’…
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I've been quite vocal regarding my dream of becoming a published author. And I've recently rewritten a novel that I'd really like to put out there. I've put a lot a lot a lot of time and effort into this book; I'm quite in love with it, and I think fans of the genre would… Continue reading To Mystery Thriller fans