This week we’ll discuss the advantages of bridging readers with authors using new media. Join ITW Members C.E. Lawrence, Joseph Amiel, Eyre Price, Nathaniel Kenyon, Vincent Zandri and Bob Mayer!
C.E. Lawrence is the byline of a New York-based suspense writer, performer, composer and prize-winning playwright and poet whose previous books have been praised as “lively. . .” (Publishers Weekly); “constantly absorbing. . .” (starred Kirkus Review); and “superbly crafted prose” (Boston Herald). SILENT SCREAMS, SILENT VICTIM and SILENT KILLS are the first three books in her Lee Campbell thriller series. Her other work is published under the name of Carole Bugge. Titan Press recently reissued her first Sherlock Holmes novel, THE STAR OF INDIA.
Joseph Amiel is an internationally best-selling author, whose novels include STAR TIME, BIRTHRIGHT, DEEDS, HAWKS and A QUESTION OF PROOF. He has also won awards for screenwriting and for his comedy-mystery web series Ain’t That Life. A graduate of Amherst College and Yale Law School, he is married and lives in New York City.
NY Times bestselling author Bob Mayer has over 50 books published. Bob graduated from West Point and served in the military as a Special Forces A-Team leader and a teacher at the JFK Special Warfare Center & School. He is the CEO of Cool Gus Publishing, which has grown to a seven figure business in just two years, and is one of the bestselling indie authors in the US. For more see www.bobmayer.org or www.CoolGus.com
Nate Kenyon’s novel DIABLO: THE ORDER was recently released from Gallery Books. His first novel BLOODSTONE was a Stoker Award finalist and won the P&E Novel of the Year. Bloodstone was followed by THE REACH, THE BONE FACTORY, SPARROW ROCK, and STARCRAFT GHOST: SPECTRES, based on Blizzard’s bestselling videogame. THE REACH, also a Stoker finalist, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was optioned for film. He is currently writing a thriller called DAY ONE.
Vincent Zandri is the No. 1 International Bestselling Amazon author of THE INNOCENT, GODCHILD, THE REMAINS, MOONLIGHT FALLS, CONCRETE PEARL, MOONLIGHT RISES, SCREAM CATCHER, BLUE MOONLIGHT and MURDER BY MOONLIGHT. He is also the author of the Amazon bestselling digital shorts, PATHOLOGICAL, TRUE STORIES and MOONLIGHT MAFIA. Zandri’s list of publishers include Delacorte, Dell, StoneHouse Ink, StoneGate Ink and Thomas & Mercer. An MFA in Writing graduate of Vermont College, Zandri’s work is translated into many languages including the Dutch, Russian, and Japanese. An adventurer, foreign correspondent, and freelance photo-journalist for RT, GlobalSpec, IBTimes and more, he lives in Albany, New York.
Eyre Price was raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but has called a lot of places “Home.” A litigator for 15 years, Eyre left the law to become a stay-at-home dad–and write. His debut novel, BLUES HIGHWAY BLUES, will be published by Thomas & Mercer in June 2012. He has traveled the Blues Highway from Minnesota to Louisiana and stood at Robert Johnson’s fabled crossroads. He lives in Illinois with his wife and son.
James M. Tabor is an international award-winning and best-selling nonfiction author who has also worked in television. His new thriller, THE DEEP ZONE, has been praised as “Like Clive Cussler at his best” and “Right up there with the best from Baldacci, Crichton, Preston and Child.” Brad Thor called him “the new Michael Crichton.” Random House/Ballantine will publish a sequel to THE DEEP ZONE next April.