Guest Post: James L’Etoile – DEAD DROP – The Book Diva’s Reads
It’s all about character! Many thanks to The Book Diva Reads for allowing me to return to the blog. This time around, I wanted to focus on one element of writing that can make or break a story–character. I recently had a chance to teach a session on character development at the Gold Country Writers […]
Virtual Bouchercon Panels
Bouchercon is the annual gathering of the world’s mystery writers and serves as the high point of the year for many of us in the writing community. I was especially excited when the 2020 edition of Bouchercon was slated for Sacramento, California, a place I lived and worked for many years. Not to mention the […]
Want A Chance At A Free Book?
Bury the Past is coming out in just a couple of weeks. Sweet mother of God that’s coming fast. In the spirit of the holiday season, I’m giving away a couple of copies of the first book in the series, At What Cost. In At What Cost, we meet the detective pair of John Penley […]
Prison to the Page Newsletter
I know secretly, deep down in your lizard brain, you’ve always wanted to belong. You want to be part of something bigger. Something where you are among people just like you. Something like a prison gang. Wut? We’re starting our own little gang here and unlike the versions behind the walls, this one doesn’t require […]
Book Giveaway Winners Announced
Last week I posted a paperback book giveaway for “challenged” copies of Little River. Several copies were damaged in the printing process and left them not suitable for sale. But, I could give them away and that’s what I did. I appreciate the wonderful response to the giveaway and your willingness to adopt books in […]
My Lemons Are Your Lemonade (Book Giveaway)
Want a free paperback book? It seems I have an abundant harvest of Little River print lemons. I placed an order for a book signing and the box contained several copies I felt were not suitable for sale. Approximately 20 copies had a few creased and wrinkled pages. Readable, but not the quality product I felt comfortable […]
Little River Giveaway Coming Soon!
I’m planning a giveaway to celebrate the release of the print edition of Little River, a human trafficking thriller set in Jamaica. Little River is available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Ingram connected bookstores everywhere. I want to thank everyone for their encouragement and support during the e-book’s release and to celebrate this milestone […]