Review: A Better Goodbye takes look at gritty underside of L.A.

by G. Robert Frazier You know how they always say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover? In the case of A Better Goodbye (Tyrus Books), this is one instance in which you certainly could. The cover of John Schulian’s debut novel depicts a brilliant yellow and orange sunset over the dark and gritty … More Review: A Better Goodbye takes look at gritty underside of L.A.

Review: Questions posed in Powerless linger well after novel is finished

by G. Robert Frazier If you’ve never given a thought as to what to do in a disaster, you’ll probably change your mind after reading Tim Washburn’s terrifying debut novel Powerless (Pinnacle Books). At the very least, you’ll find yourself taking an extra long look at those survivor magazines at the grocery store checkout lane, … More Review: Questions posed in Powerless linger well after novel is finished

Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

by G. Robert Frazier The Killer Nashville writers’ conference has come and gone, I’ve had a day or two to decompress, and now it’s time to share some takeaways. Overall, the conference was an enjoyable and educational experience. Kudos go to conference founder Clay Stafford, Jaden (Beth) Terrell, staff and volunteers. Everyone was especially friendly … More Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

Killer Nashville packed with informative panels, best-selling authors

by G. Robert Frazier This weekend’s Killer Nashville writer’s conference, which actually gets underway Thursday, promises four days of education, networking, and fun for mystery and thriller writers. Now that I’ve decided to attend (and catch the Austin Film Fest next year), I’m faced with another set of choices. Like many conferences, the event features … More Killer Nashville packed with informative panels, best-selling authors