Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Let's Talk Money or Why There Are No Writers In Philadelphia

Posted by Lisa L. on Monday, August 20, 2012,

I live in Philadelphia.  And when I say that, I mean I actually live IN Philadelphia.  I don't live in one of these suburban towns an hour outside the city and call myself a Philadelphian.  (Ahem:  Bradley Cooper:  Jenkintown; Pink:  Doylestown.  NOT Philly, people.  NOT Philly.)

Stuck in traffic on the way home from a Phillies game!

I love this city.  One day I'll probably move out of it because let's face it, the crime rate ain't exactly going down, but I love it.  I grew up here, the product...

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Interview With Thriller Author, David Kessler

Posted by Lisa L. on Friday, August 17, 2012,
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I am thrilled (no pun intended) to welcome thriller writer, David Kessler to my blog today!  David is from the U.K. and his Alex Sedaka series was released in the United States earlier this year.  Right off the bat, the e-book version his first Alex Sedaka novel was downloaded 20,000 times in six weeks.  Go, David!  If you read his work, you'll see why.  You can get his first novel, You Think You Know Me Pretty Well ...

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You Tell Me: What Do You Look For In A Blog?

Posted by Lisa L. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012,
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Last week, Jeff O had a great post called Will Success Change Your Blog?  He talked about what happens to writers' blogs once they've achieved what we're all working toward:  the coveted book contract.  Blog posts tend to slow down and the blog becomes more about the author's self-promotion than anything else.  I think this is extremely tricky to navigate.  I started blogging a couple of years ago for one reas...

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Interview with Thriller Author, Jennifer Hillier

Posted by Lisa L. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012,

I am very excited to welcome the talented and amazing Jennifer Hillier to my blog today! Jennifer's debut novel, Creep, a psychological thriller (one that will keep you up all night turning pages and checking the locks on your doors) was released last year. In fact, Creep was just recently released in paperback so if you haven't read it, go get it! Yesterday her second novel, the sequel to Creep was released. It's called Freak and here is the blurb, which I've borrowed from Freak's Amazon lis...

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Guest Post About Creating Compelling Characters by J.C. Martin, Author of Oracle

Posted by Lisa L. on Sunday, August 5, 2012,

I am very excited to welcome the amazing and talented J.C. Martin today whose thriller, Oracle was released on July 30, 2012!

J.C. and I were critique partners and I had the privilege of reading Oracle just before J.C. snagged a publisher.  It is an incredible book.  As I read through it, I had to keep reminding myself that I was supposed to be critiquing. It was just that good.  Again, here is the blurb!  Keep scrolling for the guest post on developing compelling characters.



With London...

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About Me

Lisa Regan I am the author of Finding Claire Fletcher, Losing Leah Holloway, Kill For You, Hold Still, Cold-Blooded and the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling Detective Josie Quinn series (Vanishing Girls, The Girl With No Name, Her Mother's Grave). You can email me directly at



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