Posts Tagged ‘Political fiction’

Are you an Outliner or a Pantser?

Over the years I’ve run across so many authors who say they outline, some extensively, and declare there is no other way to write a novel than to have an exhaustive outline. I’ve also run across just as many authors, very successful ones I might add, who claim that writing by the seat of the…

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The Premise Line: A great way to kick-start your novel

Every author, from  beginner to seasoned, must make that first decision: What is this story going to be about and where do I start? For some authors, I dare say most, this is their first big hurdle. Once cleared, they are on their way to writing that novel. Questions abound in the beginning. A big…

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Get the entire Jake Pendleton series for only $25.00

Everyone loves a holiday special! How’s this one? Get the entire Jake Pendleton series (personalized) in Trade paperbacks for only $25.00 plus S&H. That’s over 50% off retail price. Have them delivered anywhere in the United States. This set of 3 paperback books makes the perfect Christmas gift, so don’t delay or they won’t make…

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Win BLOWN on Audible audiobook…

Here’s your last chance to win the Audible audiobook version of my award-winning thriller, BLOWN narrated by Marc Vietor. Contest starts on November 13 (Friday the 13th) and ends December 13 at midnight. Click an option below to learn more about the giveaway. http://a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Oh no! Where did I pack my manuscript?

  If you’ve ever moved across country or any long distance for that matter, you know how easy it is to forget where you packed something. You think you know, but when you open that box, you scratch you head, swear, and think I thought I packed it in here, now which box is it…

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Advance reviews of BLOWN

Check out some of these awesome advance reviews of BLOWN by book reviewers—   “Barrett takes us on a thrill ride as we follow the twists and turns of the plot. Kaplan is an intriguing, likeable character, and it will be interesting to see what happens to him and possibly Inspector Moss in upcoming books.”…

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Mark your calendars for the release of BLOWN!

THE BIG NEXT BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT! I know what you’re thinking…What the heck took that bald headed guy so long to come out with another book?!You know the old adage, “Can’t rush a good thing.”First, let me say thank you to all my readers and followers for making Breach of Power such a huge success. It…

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Next Book Announcement on Friday!

The countdown is on! On Friday (Jan. 16) I will reveal the new book cover and all the details about the upcoming release. I will make the announcement in my newsletter, so if you haven’t signed up yet, do so before next Friday or miss your chance to be one of the first to get…

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And The Winner Is…

Congratulations go out to left coaster Juli Jackson for winning the newsletter sign-up contest. Juli won signed copies of the three Jake Pendleton thriller series paperbacks. Congratulations again and enjoy reading!

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Crunch Time Again! ~ But what does that mean?

Crunch time. We’ve heard it said many times. Everybody seems to have one and it means something different to each one of us. Basically it’s a deadline. Like being tied to a railroad track while a locomotive is bearing down on you. Can I get untied and off the track in time? For a writer,…

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