Guest Lana Cooper: Can Fiction Really Tell It Like It Is?: What Inspired Me to Write “Bad Taste In Men”

There’s a common ground writers and readers share — the operative word in this case being “share.” Both love sharing a good story and losing (and finding) themselves in something that seems larger, or at least a little more exciting, than everyday life. The act of telling a story and listening to a story is…

50 in 2013: Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich

In case you’ve been wondering where the book reviews have been, they’ve been piling up. I’ve been on a reading binge, but not on a review-writing binge. So they’ll be coming the next few weeks. I’m happy to report that Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich was a page-turner! I was concerned after the disappointing collaboration…

Author Insight: An Interview with Kaye George

Kaye George is a fellow Guppy (the great unpublished division of Sisters In Crime, a mystery writers’ organization). She’s a great writer with great insight for those of us just starting out.   Tell me about yourself. I’m a Midwesterner who hasn’t lived there since high school. I’ve had lots of different jobs, following my husband…