Today, the tables were turned as I appeared as the guest on DIALOGUE: Between the Lines, a weekly blogtalk radio show which I usually host with Susan Wingate.
The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera. Still photographs are the most powerful weapon in the world. People believe them, but photographs do lie, even without manipulation. They are only half-truths.” –Eddie Adams, Photographer
Well, today I finally got to experience what so many first time authors published by a major house feel. Holding the final version of your book in your hand–the one that hopefully millions of people around the nation (and abroad) will enjoy
What’s the next most exciting thing to holding the published book in your hand? Seeing the full cover art that the designers have created for your upcoming release. Here is what the cover designers for DARKROOM from Howard Books/Simon & Schuster sent me and have authorized for me to share.
For the past year my cohost Susan Wingate and I have had the privilege of interviewing authors and publishing industry professionals such as: Anthony Flacco, Jerry Jenkins, Rick Richter, Julie Hyzy, Adrian Phoenix, Ilsa Bick, Aaron Patterson, HP Mallory, Ann Charles, Rick Richter (Ruckus Media Group), Phyllis Schieber, Vincent Zandri, Peter Orullian, David Farland, Phyllis Irene Radford, and Bill Myers live on my radio show: DIALOGUE: Between the Lines.
The year 2012 promises to be an equally great one with upcoming guests: Steve Berry, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, William B. Davis, to name but a few. Please join us live every Thursday at 10AM PST here: (www.blogtalkradio.com/dialogue).
All episodes are available as podcasts via streaming audio, or for download to your ipod/iphone/mp3 player.
…for almost 14 solid months, BEYOND JUSTICE has remained on two Amazon Top 100 bestseller categories (legal thrillers) and recently hovered around the top 5 all the way up to #2 in legal thrillers. For a long time a title by Michael Connelly (The Lincoln Lawyer) dominated that #1 spot–months after the theatrical release of the same title starring Matthew McConaughey.
Well, today after several close encounters with the #2 spot in Amazon.com’s bestselling legal thrillers, BEYOND JUSTICE hit #1 bestseller!
“Darkroom” by Joshua Graham named an Award-Winning Finalist in the Mystery/Suspense category of The USA “Best Books 2011″ Awards.
How ebooks helped launch my career and Darkroom for Barnes & Noble Nook now available for Pre-Order!
…with each day that passes it’s becoming clearer to me that everything we face in life–be it victories, defeat, challenges, good news or bad–is an opportunity to reveal our character. In fact, it’s a chance to determine our future by our choices. When I look at the “achievement” of having my book published by a major publisher (Simon & Schuster is considered one of the “Big Six”) I find myself at something of a crossroad…