In the debut novel featuring the character Max Thursday, readers find the San Diego private eye in a skid-row hotel, where he works as a house detective, sleeping off an alcoholic binge, awakened by his ex-wife with news their five-year-old son and her new husband missing.
This hard-boiled yarn grabs readers by the throat from the very beginning.
“The room wouldn’t stay still. It kept swinging in slow, creaking […]
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Author Ken Farmer contends many writers don’t know how to write realistic dialog.
His solution: Take a few acting classes. Characters, he says, tell the story.
Ken’s multi-dimensional résumé reveals over four decades of acting and producing, known for such films as Friday Night Lights, Silverado, and RocketMan.
His filmography includes parts in Dallas, Walker: Texas Ranger, General Hospital, and The President’s Man.
Ken launched his acting career as a cowboy in a […]
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When British novelist David Whitehead is working on a novel, he tries to channel the characters he creates—much like actors do when studying the part they’ll be playing.
Writing fiction, he says, is all about getting into character because it’s the only way to write with authority.
David has written more than 80 novels. Most of them are Westerns, published under the pseudonym of Ben Bridges. It’s easy to tell that Dave […]
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