Best of Bouchercon

I hit up a bunch of authors and other publishing professionals who attended Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, for a bit of writing wisdom they took away from the con. Here’s what they had to say: BRAD PARKS—If you’re going to take writing advice from anyone, might as well be Michael Connelly—I …

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The Fascination With Good Vs Evil in Storytelling

WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil

For WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE, we interviewed tons of experts aboutthe struggle of good vs evil in film, comics, pop culture, world myth, literature, and the real world. Here’s what some of them have to say about why people are so fascinated with storytelling about good vs evil? DOUG SCHOONER—People …

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Rooting for the Monster

Guest Blogger: Sophie Littlefield Thanks for having me, Janice! I am so intrigued by the work you and  Jonathan Maberry do in your book (WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE), where you examine the age-old good versus evil theme in fiction. I’ve thought a lot about the concept of evil in monsters. …

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She’s such a character!

Guest Blogger:  Alan Jacobson Nearly every interview I’ve done the past three years has included at least this question: you’re a guy and your main character’s a female. (Then the question takes on various iterations.) What the heck? Why? What were you thinking? (Or my favorite:) How do you do …

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Where Do I Write?

Guest Blogger: Bekka Black Thanks, Janice, for giving me a place to talk about writing on the week that my latest novel, iDrakula, is released from the coffin and into the world. Coffins would be a tough place to write. No light. When I write, I do need light. And …

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Picking Favorites

Guest Blogger: J.T. Ellison At nearly every event I do, someone asks me which book in my Taylor Jackson series is my favorite. That question is nigh on impossible to answer, because you’re always in love with the book you just finished, because its done, and you’re always in love …

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Guest Blog: The Psychology of a Serial Killer

I’m honored to be a guest blogger at the Writer’s Forensics Blog.  Jonathan Maberry and I discuss the psychology of a serial killer with comments from many of the experts we interviewed for  WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE. Check it out at here.

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Good Vs Evil — The Ultimate Showdown

For WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE, we interviewed tons of experts aboutthe struggle of good vs evil in film, comics, pop culture, world myth, literature, and the real world. Here’s what some of them have to say about their favorite good vs. evil filmor book. ROBERT GREGORY BROWNE:  On a flat …

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY review of WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE

WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil

Here’s what PUBLISHERS WEEKLY has to say about WANTED UNDEAD OR ALIVE by Jonathan Maberry and Janice Gable Bashman Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil Jonathan Maberry and Janice Gable Bashman, Citadel, $16.95 paper (384p) ISBN 978-0-8065-2821-2 Maberry (Marvel Zombies Return) and thriller writer …

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ThrillerFest V – 2010

ThrillerFest V has come to a close following a few great days of workshops, panels and socializing. I had a fantastic time and will be heading back next year for my third ThrillerFest. Here’s some links to articles about the event. I’ll be sure to post pictures soon. Over at …

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