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The Crime Cafe with Mystery Author Daniella Bernett

Hello all! I’m back with Season Four of the Crime Cafe podcast. Amazing, no? 🙂 Personally, I’m astonished I’ve gotten this far. 🙂 But, anyway, here’s my first interview of the season with mystery author Daniella Bernett. Enjoy! 🙂 And please...

This Weekend’s Thriller Ebook Deals

Hi! Just a quick post to let you know that my thriller novel The Planck Factor is available for a very reasonable 40% off as part of Kobo’s ebook deals this weekend. Here’s the link to access the buy page on Kobo! Now, even though I still see a $2.99 price...

Which Book Trailer Would You Use?

As you may know, I’m in the process of re-releasing my second book in the Sam McRae mystery series, Least Wanted. Now, it’s always nice to be able to trot out a decent book trailer to go with a (kind of) new book release. At least, a previously published...

Looking for a Good Thriller Novel?

In the event that the current political climate isn’t sufficiently absurd ghastly thrilling for you, my guest blogger today has written a thriller novel that may be just what you’re looking for! Author James R. Callan is my guest today, and here’s...

How Far Is Going Too Far in Young Adult Fiction?

When I wrote my first (and, so far, only) young adult fiction, I had the characters talk the way I’ve come to expect middle school kids to talk. But how real can you make YA fiction without ruffling parental and other feathers? I pose the question, because Invisible...

How to Establish My Identity as a Writer

The problem with starting my author career off with a series (soon to be back in print) of four mystery novels is that it creates the impression that I’m primarily a crime writer. However, I find myself questioning my own identity as a writer these days. I’d like to...

Scenes From a Previous Life

Most people don’t enjoy the idea of doing jury duty. In my case, it gives me a chance to revisit a previous life. I’ve actually served on a jury once before. It was a minor criminal matter, but even so, the tension between two people reached the point where you...

‘Painting of Sorrow’: An Art Conservation Mystery

Today, I have a guest post from crime fiction author Virginia Winters, who’s written an art conservation mystery. She’ll tell you all about Painting of Sorrow here. Painting of Sorrow by Virginia Winters I began Painting of Sorrow because I was interested...

On Being an Indie Authorpreneur

These days, being an indie author can mean doing much more than writing books. The idea that one is confined to cranking out stories as fast as possible and hoping they’ll sell is nonsense. These are the days of the authorpreneur. As a result, along with republishing...

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