Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with Gayle Lynds — Queen of Espionage Fiction

  New York Times bestseller Gayle Lynds is the award-winning author of ten international espionage novels, including The Assassins, The Book of Spies, and The Last Spymaster. Gayle’s career began with her short stories being published in literary journals while … Continue reading

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Interview with Russell Blake — NYT Bestselling Thriller Author

  Folks, this interview introduction will be longer than usual, because the author I’m spotlighting deserves a proper build-up. One of the most humbling experiences any writer can undergo is to encounter another writer whose output and success put one’s … Continue reading

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How I Do It — An Interview

  THE ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT AUTHORS (ALLi) has just published an interview with me as part of their weekly series: “How I Do It: Indie Authors Share the Secrets of Their Success.” Writers struggling to write, publish, or break through … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Dawson — Hot-Selling UK Thriller Master

  Prolific UK writer Mark Dawson is the bestselling author of the John Milton, Beatrix Rose, Isabella Rose, and Soho Noir thriller series. He’s currently ranked among the top 50 hottest-selling “Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense” authors on Amazon, and his … Continue reading

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Interview with John Clarkson — Author of Crime Thrillers

  Back in the 1990s, browsing in a bookstore, I happened upon an intriguing-looking thriller titled And Justice for One, written by some fellow named John Clarkson. The back cover copy opened with an irresistible teaser: “If someone you loved was the … Continue reading

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Interview with Vincent Zandri — Bestselling Mystery-Thriller Author

  Vincent Zandri is the acclaimed New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 16 novels, including The Innocent, Godchild, The Remains, Moonlight Rises, and recently, Everything Burns. He also is the author of numerous Amazon bestselling … Continue reading

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Radio Interview, Tuesday March 24

(Edited and updated) I was the interview guest on Writestream Radio’s “Writestream Tuesday” on Tuesday, March 24, at 2:05 pm Eastern. This is an internet-based broadcast, part of BlogTalkRadio. Host Daria Anne and I talked about my lengthy background as … Continue reading

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Interview with R.E. McDermott — Author of Nautical Thrillers

  Robert E. “Bob” McDermott has been around ships and the sea since childhood. He grew up on the Texas Gulf Coast and later graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He’s had a long career working in positions from … Continue reading

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Authors — Is It the Best of Times, or the Worst of Times?

  Among many ongoing debates about the health of and prospects for the book business, few arouse the passions of authors (or divide them) more than perceptions of their prospects for success in today’s marketplace. Most recently we’ve seen moves … Continue reading

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Interview with Steven Konkoly — Writer of Post-Apocalyptic Thrillers

  Whenever I write fictional scenes featuring “special ops” personnel or exotic military hardware, I have to consult and rely on actual experts. Thriller writer Steven Konkoly doesn’t have to. That’s because he is such an expert. Steven graduated from … Continue reading

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