TOTAL IMMERSION II

The Art of Going Deep: Part II By Chris Goff In Part I, I talked about digging DEEP to find the BIG concept, the right Point of View, and getting to know your characters. So, how do you get into your character’s head?  Use your own experiences.  Thomas Harris in Silence of the Lambs gave...

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LOOKING FOR A REAL-LIFE HERO

By Isabella Maldonado For my most recent novel, I wanted a lead character who was an action hero like Jack Reacher, Jason Bourne, Mitch Rapp, or Scot Horvath. But my hero had to be a woman. And she had to be believable. After some research, I learned such women do exist in real life. They are...

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AUGUST ROGUE ROUNDUP

It’s a Rogue Roundup: See what we Rogues discovered, researched, and talked about in August… August began with both chaos and Karna Bodman's attempt to write amidst it. Born of her own brushes with natural disasters, Karna recommends four thriller novels inspired by real-life disasters. Next, we...

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