Guest post for Diane Coto, a literary blogger doing business as FICTIONZEAL

Dec 2, 2014

What Inspired You to Write a Police Procedural Series Set in the Smoky Mountains? Most cops would like you to believe that they worked...

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Are the Sam Jenkins books imitating life or the other way around?

Dec 2, 2014

Good cops are born actors. All you have to do is watch a pair of world-class interrogators go through their routine and you’d become...

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BOOK SIGNING TIPS AND HORRORS

Dec 2, 2014

When I began writing fiction I held many misconceptions; one being that after the final edits and the presses were humming away...

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FIVE THINGS I WISH I HAD KNOWN BEFORE I BEGAN WRITING

Dec 2, 2014

No one begins a new venture knowing all the ins and outs of the business. I’d been writing non-fiction magazine articles for ten...

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ON POLICE SHOOTINGS

Nov 26, 2014

On Police Shootings Over the last several weeks, two people, one on Facebook and one on Twitter, questioned me about the recent...

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2 MORE OUTTAKES FROM A NEW PROSPECT

Mar 16, 2014

These two scenes were deleted from A NEW PROSPECT because my “Book Doctor” thought a first time novel shouldn’t shift from the...

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