Octoberguest! Karen Dionne

October 7, 2008 by - 7 Comments

I could spend an entire blog extolling the virtues and talents of Karen Dionne! As the founder of Backspace–The Writers Place, she’s been a motivating, powerful influence on hundreds if not thousands of new and emerging writers. And as a member of International Thriller Writers, she was one of the guiding minds behind the Debut …Read More

Octoberguest! Interview with Gerry Doyle

October 6, 2008 by - 3 Comments

I’ve owed thriller novelist Gerry Doyle a guest spot for a long time. His debut book, From the Depths, came out early last November–just a month after my own debut. Debut writers always go to the head of the line at the Handbasket. Newbies need all the exposure and support they can get! Gerry’s an …Read More

Blogging for Patry (repost from MySpace)

January 3, 2008 by - 11 Comments

Do you know Patry Francis? She’s the author of THE LIAR’S DIARY, an engaging, character-driven thriller with one of the most memorably unreliable narrators I’ve ever read. THE LIAR’S DIARY was released in hardcover last spring, but this fall, Patry was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. I met Patry on myspace and read …Read More