Monthly Archives: June 2011

Writing With … S. J. Bolton

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Today, I’m very pleased to welcome S. J. Bolton. She is the author of SACRIFICE, AWAKENING and BLOOD HARVEST. Her latest novel, NOW YOU SEE ME, was released last week by Minotaur Books. Visit her online at Q. Tell us about your book and what inspired you to write it. I love the idea of taking dark, spooky tales and fashioning them into modern crime novels and I’ve long been fascinated by the stories of Jack the Ripper. NOW YOU …

Sorry About The Sweaty Palms

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Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Mary Higgins Clark. We were at the same author event in Paramus, New Jersey, and I knew my mom would never forgive me if I didn’t get a book signed by her. She was warm, friendly, gracious and wrote the nicest note to my mom. But as I was approaching her table, my hands started to shake. I got tongue-tied. My brow started to perspire and my glasses began to fog …

Great Shots: All The President’s Men

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I love movies. In fact, before I became a mystery writer, my goal was to be a film critic. I even went to college for it, and while it was fun getting course credit for watching movies, the demand for film critics ranks only slightly higher than that of unicorn wranglers. So I fell into newspapers and, 15 years later, mystery writing. Still, sometimes those film studies classes come in handy. Right now, I’m writing a piece for Crimespree magazine that requires me to …