Steven James is a national bestselling novelist whose award-winning, pulse-pounding thrillers continue to gain wide critical acclaim and a growing fan base. His latest book is The Art of the Tale: Engage Your Audience, Elevate Your Organization, and Share Your Message Through Storytelling. I had the pleasure of interviewing Steven, and we spoke about a wide array of topics, including storytelling, the future of his famous protagonist Patrick Bowers, what it’s like writing young adult fiction compared to thrillers, why the Halloween Ends movie failed to deliver on its promise to fans yet the James Bond film No Time to Die did, and much more. It was a great discussion with one of the most creative and compelling authors I’ve ever met or read. Buy a copy of his excellent book, The Art of the Tale, on Amazon, and watch our full video interview below. Enjoy!
Tag Archives: ThrillerFest
Remembering Angela Lansbury
Today, five days shy of her 97th birthday, the great Angela Lansbury passed away. I had the honor of seeing her live twice — once on Broadway and another time in Washington, D.C. — and I met her backstage on March 28, 2015. Below are my thoughts on her tremendous talent, what it was like meeting her, and my connection to the world of Murder, She Wrote.
Review: ThrillerFest XIII
Book Review: Escape Clause by John Sanford
Book Review: Plum Island by Nelson DeMille
ThrillerFest X Recap
ThrillerFest X: David Morrell Interviews Nelson DeMille
I captured a ton of great content during this amazing conference, and over the next several weeks and months I will share with you what I learned and experienced, including photos, videos, highlights from panels, and interviews.
An Interview With International Best-Selling Author Lee Child
Lee Child is the #1 international best-selling author of the Jack Reacher series, for which he’s won the Anthony, Barry and Nero awards. In addition to writing worldwide best-sellers, Child currently serves as the Co-President of International Thriller Writers – a terrific professional association that anyone interested in working in the thriller genre should join.
Child’s newest novel, Personal, just came out this week in the U.S. and is already a #1 best-seller in the U.K. It’s the 19th Jack Reacher novel and is receiving rave reviews from fans and critics alike. Lee took the time to speak with me about his illustrious career, the creative process and his belief that nothing of value is ever achieved in the morning. Enjoy!
An Interview With Best-Selling Author Linda Fairstein
At ThrillerFest IX I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Fairstein, the best-selling author of the Alexandra Cooper crime novels. The 16th book in the series, Terminal City, is now available and receiving rave reviews so make sure to pick up a copy. Below is my interview with the author where we cover a wide variety of topics – everything from her inspiration for Terminal City to her friendship with Lisa Scottoline. I hope you enjoy it.
An Interview With Best-Selling Author T. Jefferson Parker
T. Jefferson Parker is a three-time Edgar Award-winning author of 21 novels, including his newest book, Full Measure, which comes out October 7. He also recently collaborated with John Lescroart on a short story for the terrific thriller anthology, FaceOff.
I had the distinct pleasure of meeting T. Jefferson Parker at ThrillerFest VIII and ThrillerFest IX, and below is my recent interview with him. I hope you enjoy it.