Raised on “tales of errant, unhinged kin, whiskey-making, and the War Between the States,“ award-winning author Claire Hamner Matturro dreamed of being a novelist. Unfortunately, other needs–for example, gainful and steady employment–took precedence. She worked as a newspaper reporter, a lawyer, and a university professor before the siren song of storytelling finally lured her back … More Claire Matturro: Smugglers, Trouble, and Hurricanes
I met Phil Bowie, like so many other wonderful authors, at Killer Nashville. He gave away lots of free copies of his short story collection and made an impression with his intelligence and generosity. A few years later, we attended the SEMWA (Southeast Mystery Writers of America) retreat, where I taught a session and attended … More Phil Bowie: Killing Ground
You’ve seen Jean Rabe featured here before, when her debut mystery came out. By that time, she had a long and illustrious career as a fantasy novelist, and from what I’ve seen, she’s on track for the same success as a mystery author. I’ve been following Jean on social media for a few years now. … More Jean Rabe: A Dead Dog Made Me Rethink Publishing
J. H. Bográn was born and raised in Honduras. The son of a journalist, José prefers fiction–specifically, thrillers with a touch of romance. I met him online when I began writing interviews for The Big Thrill, the online magazine published by International Thriller Writers (ITW). Not only does he write for them, he’s the guy who coordinates … More J.H. Bogran’s Poisoned Tears
I met Jean Rabe at Killer Nashville, where she and sometime writing partner Don Bingle racked up so many Silver Falchion awards in the paranormal category that I stopped keeping count. It was a lot. Or for those of you familiar with Watership Down, the number of awards they won was hrair. Apparently, Jean doesn’t … More Guest Author Jean Rabe: Do You Have O.C.W.?