YOUR CRIME FICTION OBSESSION

Why does crime fiction have such a hold on many of us? In the western world, crime fiction makes up somewhere between 25 and 40 percent of all fiction book sales. Crime is undoubtedly fascinating. It’s also highly addictive, which is why many authors have a great deal of success writing fictional accounts of it, […]

WHAT DOES AN AUTHOR FEEL WHEN WRITING A BOOK?

When I get an idea for a book, it’s feels like a movie trailer playing in my head––just the highlights or what I think are the highlights at that point––in fabulous cinematic glory, with very little plot and a convenient glossing over of the details, but it’s there. And that’s invariably where I start. I’m […]

HOW NEW YORK CITY BECAME A FICTION WRITER’S DREAM SETTING.

New York City is unique in so many respects that the mere mention of its name immediately conjures up for most people iconic images of the place and an opinion of its people. It’s the city than never sleeps, where skyscrapers reach dizzying heights and sidewalks fill to capacity every day with a crush of […]