Category Archives: Guest Post

How Can a Novel Be Novel?

I am delighted to welcome fellow International Thriller Writer Melodie Winawer to my blog today! Her novel, THE SCRIBE OF SIENA, was released earlier this month. How Can a Novel Be Novel? By Melodie Winawer I’m a neuroscientist, neurologist, and … Continue reading

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Mystery Conferences with Martha Reed

Today, I am delighted to welcome fellow mystery author and Sister in Crime Martha Reed to Not Even Joking! Congratulations on the release of your new book, NO REST FOR THE WICKED! Thanks, Nina. I’m very excited about this one. … Continue reading

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The World as Inspiration

I am delighted to have fellow International Thriller Writer Michael Niemann on my blog today! His latest thriller ILLICIT TRADE (Coffeetown Press, Feb 1, 2017) was  recently released, and today he answers the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” … Continue reading

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LOST IN LAGUNA: Guest Post by Nina Sadowsky

This year, I attended my very first ThrillerFest. One of the highlights was meeting the other debut novelists. Among them was Nina Sadowsky. It’s always fun to meet another Nina! I recently listened to her psychological thriller JUST FALL on … Continue reading

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How Inspiration Found Me

I am delighted to welcome mystery writer Shawn Reilly Simmons back to the blog! Back in February she launched the first two novels in her Red Carpet Catering Mystery Series, and she stopped by to share a “bite” of them … Continue reading

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Time is a writer’s best friend…

I am delighted to host fellow International Thriller Writers member Elena Hartwell here today! Her debut novel ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO was released last month. I absolutely love the writing lesson she shares. Time is a writer’s best friend… … Continue reading

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My Butterfly Birthday

Birthdays can often be a time of change and reflection. Many of my guest posters for this very special blog birthday month have written about finding meaning in special birthdays. Today, author Barbara Brett joins me to share her own … Continue reading

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Inspiration for a Life of Crime

I first met author Cathi Stoler last year at the Brooklyn Book Festival when she signed a copy of Family Matters, A Mystery Anthology from the New York/Tri-State Chapter of Sisters in Crime for me. Cathi’s Derringer Award winning story … Continue reading

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What to Do When a Book Has a Birthday

Today, fellow Fire & Ice YA author D.G. Driver joins me to celebrate this blog’s birthday! I am thrilled to be a stop on her “From Earth Day to Arbor Day” blog tour.  Driver’s Juniper Sawfeather YA series deals with … Continue reading

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Baghdad Birthday Blues

Fellow International Thriller Writers member M.A. Richards joins me here to celebrate this BLOG’S BIRTHDAY. He shares a story about a birthday that he is unlikely to ever forget. He also shares an excerpt from his debut novel CHOICE OF … Continue reading

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