Category Archives: Self-Publishing

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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Ten Most Important Ways to Market Your Ebooks

  On March 12, 2016, I gave an informal presentation before the Bay to Ocean Writers Conference at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, Maryland. My topic was “Ten Most Important Ways to Market Your Ebooks.” A YouTube video of my … 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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I Acquire a Literary Agent

I’m happy to announce that I’ve just engaged literary agent Sarah Hershman, of Hershman Rights Management LLC, to represent and sell subsidiary rights to my Dylan Hunter thriller series. In hiring Ms. Hershman, my primary aim is to publish more … 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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How I Write Fiction — A Talk

In this videotaped talk, recorded on April 16, 2015 at the Grasonville, Maryland, Senior Center, I discussed the art and craft of storytelling with a local audience of avid readers and budding writers. I addressed such questions as: * Why … Continue reading

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The Vigilante Author Interviewed on Local TV

  On  March 12, 2015, I spent some time in the studio of the Queen Anne’s County (Maryland) local community-access television Channel 7. I discussed my writing career and then focused on the Dylan Hunter Thrillers. The show, titled “Papa’s … 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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