I’m not usually a nonfiction reader, so didn’t know what to expect with Rachel King’s novel People Along the Sand. Surprisingly, King chose to write this history of the Oregon Beach Bill as a novel and I was captivated! I asked her to talk about this interesting choice.
Award-Winning Author Talks Pacing
My client, Alan Lastufka, just released his horror/thriller novel to amazing reviews and has already won three major industry awards! I asked him to talk about how he approached the pacing of this impressive novel.
Romance Author’s Challenges When Plotting a Series
Marie Sinclair has just released her first novel, “A Kind of Forever,” a gay romance with well-drawn characters and an engaging storyline. But she faces the author’s challenge of creating a stand-alone novel that will eventually be part of a series.
Author Lisa Hardwick’s Passage through Postpartum Depression
Lisa Hardwick has written a startlingly honest memoir about her experience with postpartum depression. I asked her to talk about her choice to share this with readers.
Author Takes a Real Life Approach to Rescuing Companies
In “The Long Game,” author Rod Moore’s goal was to differentiate his book from others who “rescue” companies and write about it. I asked him what were the most important aspects of his methods to convey to readers?
YA Protagonist Teaches Us to See Through New Eyes
William Klein’s new YA novel takes a brave, young protagonist through the scary realities of refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. Knowledgeable on this timely topic, Klein vividly takes readers on his MC’s ride.
Chicago: Setting as Character
Author Dana Killion has published three thrillers in the Andrea Kellner series. Like her lead character, Dana is a Chicago resident. Her fourth book, “Tell Me a Lie,” will be out in January.
Michael Pronko: Utilizing Tokyo’s Allure
Tokyo-based author Michael Pronko has written two thrillers in the Detective Hiroshi series, “The Last Train” and “The Moving Blade.” He’s at work on book three.