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Interview with Suspense Author, Joseph Finder

Joe writes thrillers–the kind that take you beyond gnawing your nails all the way to chompin’ your knuckles. This ability is what makes him a… 1,816 more words


And they drank Prosecco...a brief review of 'NW' by Zadie Smith.

“When Adam delved and Eve span,

Who was then the gentleman?”

John Ball.


The novel had a famous quote at the start and this one whetted the appetite of the reader. 188 more words

Excerpt from GANI & SEAN, novel-in-process

Sean LePen comes out from behind the trash container after forty minutes during which time the alley is not patrolled by a cruiser and she hears no sirens nearby. 770 more words

Fanfiction: Honor or Curse?

Hello, Blogosphere, and good morning.

So I’ve been thinking about fanfiction recently…namely, on what I would do if–following the hypothetical release of my novel–I were to inspire a fandom of writers. 471 more words


This is a great lesson

“Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.”  — Paul Goodman, American novelist

This quote provided me a sense of relief.   25 more words


Update: Draft 4 is on the horizon!

Hello, all! I promise, I’m going to try to get around to a YouTube video this Saturday. I didn’t even notice I had missed this Saturday until it was already gone. 349 more words

“Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” ~ Charles Dickens (1812-1870); Novelist