An effective query letter is an important second step to having your book published (the first step is writing a fantastic novel of course). (more…)
Archive for March, 2012
I just finished writing the outline for my next mystery — Hair Trigger, which will be the first book in a new series.
My first two mysteries — Dark Sunset and Bloody Sunset — are set in a small town of Sunset, Michigan. For Hair Trigger I thought I might give Sunset a rest and go in a different direction. (more…)
As a writer I have never had a problem generating ideas. My biggest issue has been organizing them. Over the years I filled numerous notebooks and scraps of paper with thoughts and concepts. Most were titled ‘What If’. However, few of them ever seemed to make it into a finished narrative. A huge percentage ended up tucked in drawers or filing cabinets stagnating and forgotten. (more…)
For all those of you who are specifically interested in reading and writing fantasy fiction (the darker type) the annual World Fantasy Convention is being held right here in Toronto at the beginning of November. (more…)