Tag Archives: The Vigilante Author

Opening Scene of WINNER TAKES ALL

As I work to try to finish the writing of WINNER TAKES ALL during September, for a fall release, I thought I’d whet your appetite with the brief opening scene of the novel. ————————- “You will soon regret you ever … 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 Richard Bard — Author of Bestselling International Thrillers

  A few years ago, just as I was getting HUNTER launched, I was fascinated to witness the soaring success of another indie author, Richard Bard. His debut thriller, Brainrush, had a fantastic premise, and it was racking up fantastic … Continue reading

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Interview with Rose Robbins — Author of “Domestic Thrillers”

  Rose Robbins was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. A precocious child fascinated by words, she ruined many library books by leaving them out overnight in the fields of her family’s farm. Now her life-long love of books … Continue reading

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Interview with Wayne Stinnett — Bestselling Adventure Novelist

The Self-Publishing Revolution has produced a lot of rags-to-riches stories. One of the most recent and inspiring is the success story of Wayne Stinnett. Reviewers are comparing Stinnett and his nautical protagonist Jesse McDermitt to the likes of author Clive … Continue reading

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Authors — Beware the New Vanity Publishers

  As regular visitors know, I am a strong proponent of self-publishing options for most authors. However, I frequently encounter writers (including one posting a recent comment here) who have been victimized by self-publishing scams: “vanity publishing” companies, masquerading as … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New

  2013 was a year of challenges. However, the year ends with good reasons to expect a much better 2014. Regarding my long-delayed (and, for many of you, long-awaited) BAD DEEDS, I’ve entered the final turn and am heading into … Continue reading

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Gratifying Feedback

  It is always a kick to get glowing feedback on one’s work from a peer. Thriller author Ty Patterson just posted a dream commentary about HUNTER on his blog, along with some generous comments about Yours Truly. With my … Continue reading

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Dumb Advice from Forbes to Indie Authors

  Amid the never-ending anti-Amazon rants, one occasionally finds a piece that aspires to be grounded in facts and statistics. Well, this new one, by Suw Charman-Anderson in Forbes, is a classic example of how to misread (and misreport) statistics … Continue reading

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