Fearless Bloggers

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In this interview, the author of the newly-released Rainbirds shares how she become a full-time writer:

Llewellyn Worldwide,  Jan 2018


Turn your writing roadblocks into helpful detours — that’s what author and psychotherapist Bryan Robinson promises with his book of motivational entries for writers, Daily Writing Resilience. Bryan’s book includes entries with titles like:

Henery Press, 2017
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The Lila Maclean academic mystery series, in which an assistant professor worried about getting tenure has to deal with murders and other crimes on her campus, consists of three books:

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Amy Shojai, one of the Fearless Bloggers, is an pet expert, particularly cats and dogs. She’s written over thirty books about pet behavior, as well as three thrillers.

So when her friend Toby Neal asked her to contribute to her Lei Crime series on Kindleworld, Shojai jumped at the chance. And which character did she choose? The Rottweiler, of course! 

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My lates article in The Big Thrill is about Melodie Winawer's debut novel, The Scribe of Siena.

Alexa Williams is a social activist and sleuth. She stars in Sherry Knowlton's "Dead of" series: Dead of Autumn, Dead of Summer, and now, Dead of Spring. Each book combines a major social issue, multiple murders, multiple lovers (or at least love interests) and last but not least, exotic travel.


Lee Child has Jack Reacher. Michael Connelly has Harry Bosch. Walter Mosley has Easy Rawlins. Patricia Cornwell has Kay Scarpetta.

And Michael Niemann has Valentin Vermuelen. 

The first chapter of Nina Sadowsky's JUST FALL starts with a woman in a hotel room and a handsome, young man on the bed who just happens to be dead.

With a knife in his stomach.

So, this is unusual. Established playwright Elena Hartwell has moved from plays to novels. Mystery novels, of course. Her debut book is One Dead, Two to Go, published in April, 2016 by Camel Press.