A Mystery/Thriller roundup by Randy Michael Signor. Including „Kill Alex Cross“ by James Patterson, „The Drop“ by Michael Connelly, „V is for Vengeance“ by Sue Grafton and „The Impossible Dead“ by Ian Rankin. Read more at suntimes.com.
Disussion | Comments by novelist Sue Grafton, dismissing the ’short cut‘ of self-publishing, have provoked a storm of anger
»To me, it seems disrespectful … that a ‚wannabe‘ assumes it’s all so easy s/he can put out a ‚published novel‘ without bothering to read, study, or do the research, (…) Learning to construct a narrative and create character, learning to balance pace, description, exposition, and dialogue takes a long time. This is not a quick do-it-yourself home project. Self-publishing is a short cut and I don’t believe in short cuts when it comes to the arts.«