When I sat down to write the first book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series, I had only a vague concept of the genre—specifically, Mystery/Thriller. Now that Dark Side of Sunset Pointe is about to be released and the second mystery, Flight of the Tarantula Hawk is in the editing phase, I’m beginning to wonder […]
Okay, so he may have a bit of a head start, having published his break-out novel, Carrie, in 1973. And yes, he has a few million more readers—granted. Oh, and then there’s his Rock n’ Roll radio station, WKIT. But other than that, Stephen King’s got nothing on me.
To those curious, but who’ve yet to write mystery novels for a living, it can seem intriguing, mysterious—a strange confluence of alchemy, pot-boiling and cryptic conjuring. How could it possibly be a real job? Let me assure you, if not approached professionally, the results will be anything but professional. And it can be quite the […]