Thrillerfest 2012 will remain in my memory one of the best experiences I’ve had, not only in terms of the people I met, such as Sandra Brown, Lee Child, David Morrell, Steve Berry, Douglas Preston, Catherine Coulter, Ted Dekker, and countless others, but because of the camaraderie we all shared as aviaries of a like plume. Of course, there were the fan boy moments where I found myself in awe of meeting several #1 NY Times bestselling authors who agreed to interviews on my internet radio show DIAGLOGUE: Between the Lines, but some of best memories were spending time with facebook friends whom I met for the first time in person, such as Aaron Patterson, Jeff Ayers, Alan Jacobson, and an whole entourage of their friends as well.
Well, today is the day I’ve been waiting for for all my life as a writer. This is the day my first book published by a major house (DARKROOM, Howard Books/Simon & Schuster) was released.
There’s been a lot of excitement over the release on facebook and twitter, with numerous positive reviews from bloggers, review sites, and even major news outlets.
It’s been hard to keep up with everything, but I wanted to make sure I lived this day according to my faith. So I started with waking up early to go to a 6AM prayer meeting at my church in which many businesspeople gathered to encourage and pray for one another. I love praying for people because…
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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).
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