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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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My Post at The Kill Zone: Presenting Controversial Ideas in Fiction

  Jodie Renner — a respected editor, and author of several great how-to books on writing — is a regular contributor to the prestigious group blog “The Kill Zone,” an online hangout for prominent mystery and thriller writers (and readers). … Continue reading

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So, What Is a Thriller?

  Fiction genres tend to have porous boundaries, mixing and blending into each other. Many books are hybrids that cross genres. For instance, you can’t define a “thriller” solely by its settings, since they can take place almost anywhere, and … Continue reading

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New Interview of Me by Maggie James

  I’m absolutely delighted with this new interview of me, conducted and published by British psychological suspense author Maggie James on her website. A thousand thanks to Maggie for fresh questions that are different from those I usually get. I … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Report Reveals Amazon Book Sales Data — and Great News for Indie Authors (updates including B&N)

  Authors — whether indie, traditionally, or “hybrid” published — have a new “must-read” report to chew on, and a new website to visit regularly. Previous analyses of book sales and author earnings have left out Amazon, the biggest single … Continue reading

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An Interview with…Dylan Hunter?

  British thriller author Simon Jenner has conducted the most unique interview of me yet…because he also interviews  Dylan Hunter! If you want to find out stuff about Dylan and me that you probably don’t know, have a look at … Continue reading

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Fictional Heroes and Personal Transformation

  Here is a new essay by me, published online for the first time at The Atlasphere. It presents the reasons — now backed by empirical psychological studies — why fictional heroes provide us not “mindless escapism,” but are actually … Continue reading

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New Ebook Pairs HUNTER with SNAKE SKIN by CJ Lyons

  I am delighted to announce publication of a new, “double-ebook” Kindle edition of HUNTER, paired with the hot-selling SNAKE SKIN by bestselling author CJ Lyons! If you like my Dylan Hunter vigilante hero, you’ll love CJ’s own tough-as-nails heroine, … Continue reading

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Interview with Suspense Author Allan Leverone

  Allan Leverone is a 2012 Derringer Award winner for excellence in short mystery fiction and the author of four novels. These include the Amazon Top 25 overall bestseller THE LONELY MILE  (StoneHouse Ink), as well as the thriller FINAL … Continue reading

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Upcoming personal appearances, Oct. 29-31

This coming week, while Hurricane Sandy clobbers Maryland’s Eastern Shore where I live, I have cleverly scheduled several book signings and a workshop on self-publishing several hours away, in central Virginia. On Monday, Oct. 29, from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, … Continue reading

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