Tag Archive: mystery novel

A few more miles

Well, I said I’d run into snags with the launch of Perfume Island, which was to have been released two days ago. Actually, what I’ve run into is a cul de sac. I won’t… Continue reading

Aston Martins and Broomsticks

15 keys to One Green Bottle. N° 6: The detective plaque. A novel has to be plausible. Not close to the real world, but plausible in the world of the novel. So in… Continue reading

Bill and Ben, The Sandwich Men

Click on the sandwich board! Eh, Bill, how long have we been standing in that there widget on the side? Dunno, Ben, couple of months maybe? Why? Don’t you reckon it’s enough? What… Continue reading

Now where shall I kill?

15 keys to One Green Bottle. N° 5: The killer’s criteria. The only thing the victims appeared to have in common was that they lived in remote areas. She hadn’t visited Wallenheim, where… Continue reading

Promotion Matters: The Target Audience

1. Rob Kassel stared down at the body of his friend, already certain that the son of a bitch that killed him was going to pay. The only problem was finding out who that… Continue reading

What makes a character?

15 keys to One Green Bottle: n° 3 – Charlotte She was polishing the piano a couple of days later when the doorbell rang again and a woman was there on the steps… Continue reading

Promotion matters: ARAD and ARGS

The symptoms, when they come on, are hard to miss: it once was a need, now it’s a craving; desperate to find a way to satisfy it, you pace the room, muttering, not knowing what to… Continue reading

Promotion matters: The giveaway

When I started looking into ways of promoting One Green Bottle, I signed up for Sandra Beckwith’s newsletter, having read a positive opinion of her on one of the Book Country threads. She’s… Continue reading

Who is Magali?

15 Keys to One Green Bottle: n° 2 – Magali. When it comes to choosing your main character, it’s advisable not to rush, as you’ll be spending a lot of time together.  Especially… Continue reading

One Green Bottle released!

It’s out! Took a bit longer than expected due to some cover issues. But here’s the link, if you feel tempted. And this is one occasion when giving in to temptation can only… Continue reading

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