Behind the Scenes: The Query Letter for THE LAST HOUR

Behind the Scenes: The Query Letter for THE LAST HOUR

Today I wanted to offer my blog readers a behind-the-scenes look at my publishing process, and show you my query letter for The Last Hour. In case you’re not familiar, authors send “query letters” when pitching their manuscript to literary agents. If...
What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

I’ve regaled you before with my advice for tackling edit letters when revising a novel, which was based on my experience editing for agents and CPs. For the most part, this is still my process. But now that I’ve survived my first round of edits of The Last Hour (my...
Thriller Books I Loved as a Teen of the ’90s & ’00s

Thriller Books I Loved as a Teen of the ’90s & ’00s

Lately I’ve been on a bit of a nostalgia kick for my teenage years, from books, to video games, and even the good ol’ Windows ‘95 startup chime. Maybe it’s because the world felt safer (pre-9/11!), the internet felt fresh and exciting (pre-Russian bots!), and it was...