The Internet Writing Journal
ISSN No. 1095-3973
Volume 3, Issue 2.
In This Issue:Talking Fantasy With With Dave Duncan
Don't miss our conversation with popular SF/Fantasy novelist Dave Duncan, who has over 1 million books in print worldwide and legions of loyal fans who eagerly await his next book. His latest novel is a rousing fantasy adventure called The Gilded Chain (Avon Eos, 1998). Dave spoke with us about how he got his start in his second career as a novelist, his thoughts on what makes a great fantasy novel, and gives advice to aspiring writers trying to break into the field.
A Conversation With Keith Snyder
Author, musician and filmmaker Keith Snyder is not even sure he wants to be a novelist. But don't tell that to the fans of his hit mystery series starring Jason Keltner, an electronic musician who, with the help of his good friends, always seems to land in an exciting adventure. His latest book, Coffin's Got the Dead Guy on the Inside is a fast and funny thriller that is receiving rave reviews. Keith talked with us about his new book, what's new in the world of electronic music and how he juggles his careers as a musician and an author.
What's new on the bookshelves?
Visit our Book Review section to see what our reviewers have to say about the latest books. See our new reviews this month in these genres: mysteries, thrillers, general fiction, nonfiction, computers/web design, fantasy/SF, romance, writing, and children's.
Be Your Own Editor - Part II
How do you edit your own work? This month British Crime author Alex Keegan teaches you this crucial skill in the second of his continuing series on a subject which every writer should know.
You've published a book, but the sales were less than stellar. Is your career over before it really got started? Of course not!
In her article, "Stalled Careers, Writer's Block and Monsters Under the Bed" fantasy novelist Melisa Michaels shares her story about how to jumpstart a lagging career, which no author should miss.
Need some inspiration for that next crime or mystery novel? Wondering how to write convincingly about police procedure, handguns or autopsies?
The Net has revolutionized research for mystery and crime writers. Let Greg Knollenberg be your guide in his article entitled, "Internet Research Resources for Mystery and Crime Writers."
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