Writing is like a rock’n’roll gig

The Woodstock Revival Nightmare featuring Matt Rees on “deaf bass” A few years ago I played a Woodstock Revival gig. It didn’t go well. In fact, I wrote an entire article about the various live-show nightmares involved. And why you shouldn’t care, because it’s rock’n’roll. I think it applies to writing too. Just do it. […]

Write a thriller: Make it funny

Comedy is a great way to draw readers to a character Thriller writers need to make their characters—particularly the hero—appealing to readers. That’s not always easy, because even the hero of a thriller might have to do some unappealing, nasty things to escape the bad guys and save the day. One important tool in the […]