Tag Archives: Stephen King

James Patterson wants to buy you dinner while blowing up his book. I’m talking explosives.

Mr. James Patterson writes thrillers. He’s very good at it. And because he is very good at it, he must have an extremely creative marketing team at his elbow because they’ve come up with a plan that blows every other author … Continue reading

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Good advice from The Kill Zone

I read The Kill Zone every morning. The authors posting at this site are smart, knowledgeable, and entertaining. I found this particular post especially helpful; http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.ca/2013/07/the-ctfd-writing-method.html#.UhjHBRvrzvI When you’ve peaked the hill of middle age and find yourself plunging down the other … Continue reading

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Stephen King vs. Dan Brown

Well now, this is interesting. www.goodreads.com shows, as of today, June 25, 2013, Stephen King’s JOYLAND with a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars. Very good. 3813 votes cast and 872 reviews. Respectable indeed.             … Continue reading

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It’s done, it’s gone, I’m moving on.

My completed novel, A Bother of Bodies, has been submitted to the Poison Pen Press mystery contest; I can no longer fiddle with it. Hallelujah. Because really, it was time I left it alone. But, easier said than done. I … Continue reading

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