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For this episode of Writers On The Beat, acclaimed author and screenwriter Aaron Philip Clark steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Aaron is a native son of Los Angeles, and he’s written works acclaimed by some of the heaviest hitters in writing today. Prior to putting pen to paper, he worked for the LAPD, and his experiences there informed his first fiction novel that came out last fall, entitled UNDER COLOR OF LAW. The main character, Trevor Finnegan, made critical errors during his rookie year that both set his career in motion and haunt his conscience. The second installment in this series, BLUE LIKE ME, releases in the fall of 2022. In this episode, Aaron and host Gavin Reese discuss writing authentic crime fiction, creating relatable and gripping characters, and who Aaron would want investigating his own homicide. Aaron’s works: https://www.amazon.com/stores/aaron-philip-clark/author/B075j8wrq6 Aaron’s site: http://aaronphilipclark.com/ Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller #mystery #secretagent #gavinthecop #gavinreese #espionage #spy #spies #fictionalcrime #crimefiction #cheapfiction #budgetfiction #amwritingmystery #race #bluelikeme #blackcops #LAPD #redemption #salvation #murder #corruption #detectivefiction --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Acclaimed debut novelist Peter Mann steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Host Gavin Reese has questions. Peter better have the answers. Peter Mann has a Ph.D. in Modern European History and is a recipient of the Whiting Dissertation Fellowship. He teaches history and literature at Stanford and the University of San Francisco, and he’s also a graphic artist. Peter regularly creates and publishes “The Quixote Syndrome” comic strip. In this episode, Peter and host Gavin Reese discuss genre, reader expectations, crafting complex and flawed characters, and the historical inspiration for this unique story. Get THE TORQUED MAN now: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09294LKBQ/ Peter’s site and works: https://petermannbooks.com/ Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #gavinreese #gavinthecop #policeprocedural #writersofinstagram #conspiracyfiction #thrillerfiction #petermann #fiction #thriller #espionage #historicalfiction #WWII #VicheyFrance #acclaimed #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amreadingthrillers #amreadingfiction #amreadingespionage #history #literarynoir #darkcomedy #originalstory #originalstories #queerstories #torquedman #thetorquedman #historicalfiction #spies #Awehr #frankryan #operationsealion --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Acclaimed international bestseller Brad Taylor steps in the Interrogation Room to try to get his story straight. Brad retired from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2010 after more than twenty-one years of service. He spent of that with the 1stSpecial Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, commonly known as Delta Force. His last assignment was as an assistant professor of military science at The Citadel. Brad’s written fifteen New York Times bestsellers, and he’s back with the 16th full-length installment in his popular Pike Logan series. The latest release is called “End of Days,” and it relies heavily on Brad’s expertise in asymmetric warfare and security threat protection. In this episode, Brad and host Gavin Reese discuss research on lockdown, writing authentic, experience-based fiction, keeping series characters fresh, mentors, and which fictional characters Brad wants on Task Force Taylor. Get END OF DAYS now: https://www.amazon.com/End-Days-Logan-Novel-Thriller-ebook/dp/B0929275KP/ Brad’s site and works: https://bradtaylorbooks.com/ Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #gavinreese #gavinthecop #policeprocedural #writersofinstagram #conspiracyfiction #thrillerfiction #bradtaylor #fiction #thriller #espionage #asymmetricwar #israel #middleeast #irl #pikelogan #CIA #mossad #acclaimed #bestseller #NYTBestseller #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amreadingthrillers #amreadingfiction #amreadingespionage #WWIII --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson step into the Interrogation Room to try getting their stories straight about their latest release in the storied Presidential Agent series: W.E.B. GRIFFIN – ROGUE ASSET. Brian is a US Navy veteran, nuclear engineer, and former submarine officer. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in psychology, holds a Master's in business from Cornell, and is a Park Leadership Fellow. He is a principal contributor at Career Authors, a site dedicated to advancing the careers of aspiring and published writers: www.careerauthors.com. Brian and Jeff co-author the Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon best-selling TIER ONE thriller series, and the pair were tapped to write the W.E.B Griffin Presidential Agent Series by Putnam. Jeffrey Wilson has at one time worked as an actor, a firefighter, a paramedic, a jet pilot, a diving instructor, a Naval Officer, and a Vascular and Trauma Surgeon. He also served numerous tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Navy combat surgeon, deploying with an East Coast-based SEAL Team as part of a Joint Special Operations Task Force. In this episode, Brian, Jeff, and Gavin discuss carrying on the Griffin universe, using their personal military experience to inform their writing, op-sec, and leveraging their success to help other veterans to successfully transition to civilian life. Get ROGUE ASSET now: https://www.andrews-wilson.com/books Andrews & Wilson site for books, merch, and veteran businesses worthy of your support: www.andrews-wilson.com Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #gavinreese #gavinthecop #policeprocedural #writersofinstagram #andrews&wilson #andrewswilson #tierone #webgriffin #rogueasset #militarythriller #amwritingmilitarythriller #SOS #charleycastillo #presidentialagent #darkintercept #shephardseries #veteranwriter #veteran #veteranowned #NYT #NYTbestseller --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
NYT bestseller Ralph Pezzullo steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight about his latest release, a fictionalized memoir called SAIGON. Ralph grew up globetrotting as his father’s State Department assignments changed every few years. He lived in Saigon from 1962 to ’65, during the times of the Tonkin Gulf Incident, the overthrow of President Diem, a number of other coup d’etats, and almost daily Vietcong terror attacks against Americans. Ralph was in Bolivia while Che Guevara worked to establish a guerilla training camp there, and in Nicaragua during the first days of the Sandanista Revolution. He’s also lived in Uruguay, Mexico, Washington, D.C., Colombia, and Guatemala. He made friends with the locals wherever he lived, and he sometimes found that circumstances at the street level varied greatly from those advocated at higher levels of international diplomacy. Ralph’s critically acclaimed writing has included thriller and mystery novels, nonfiction, plays, screenplays, and investigative journalism. He’s worked with directors such as Oliver Stone and James Foley, and with former CIA covert operative Gary Bernsten and former LAPD detective Steve Hodel. His latest release, SAIGON, launched on November 1st. It’s a coming of age story based on his own experiences in Saigon during the early 60s. In this episode, Ralph and host Gavin Reese discuss writing memoirs, fictionalizing personal experiences, and who would investigate Ralph's homicide. Get SAIGON now: https://www.amazon.com/Saigon-Ralph-Pezzullo-ebook/dp/B09KT8LJ7T/ Ralph’s site and works: https://ralphpezzulloauthor.com Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #gavinreese #gavinthecop #policeprocedural #writersofinstagram #ralphpezzulo #memoir #biography #irl #saigon #vietnam #statedept #diplomat #diplomacy #comingofage #autobiography #acclaimed #amwritingnonfiction #amwritingmemoir --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
In this episode, retired businessman David Rohfling steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. The first thing to known about David is that he suffered a major heart attack, a “widow maker,” in 2019 and had no sign of life for 15 minutes. Doctors brought him back, but he wants you to know that getting a Coronary Calcium CT Scan might help you avoid his fate. As most people with his condition are dead, he’d prefer that you not find out the hard way that your heart needs help. Back to the show! After a long career in business that allowed him to travel to all but one continent and countless countries around the globe, David created the Detective Sasha Frank Mystery Series. The award winning first novel in the series, “Deliberate Duplicity,” released in early January 2021. The second, “Cold Consequences,” released in July 2021, and the third installment will appear in 2022. David placed his detective in suburb of Bloomington, Illinois, which brings specific story and craft elements to his tales. David and Gavin discuss writing small town and suburban cops versus bid city detectives, research and authenticity, and how you might avoid your next heart attack. David’s site and works: https://davidrohlfing.com Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #davidrohlfing #sashafrank #newrelease #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #gavinreese #gavinthecop #policeprocedural #copstories #warstories --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Marc Cameron steps into the Interrogation Room with host Gavin Reese to once again try getting his story straight. Marc is a retired Deputy Chief US Marshal and a New York Times bestselling author of the Arliss Cutter, Jericho Quinn, and Jack Ryan, Sr., series. His first novel published in 2011, and he’s since added sixteen incredible collective installments to these series. His latest release is TOM CLANCY: CHAIN OF COMMAND, which launches November 16th. For this episode, Marc and Gavin discuss keeping Jack Ryan and John Clark fresh, writing relatable and objectively moral characters, and balancing authenticity with reader expectations. Get TOM CLANCY: CHAIN OF COMMAND: https://www.amazon.com/Clancy-Chain-Command-Jack-Novel/dp/0593188160/ Marc’s site: https://marccameronbooks.com Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #tomclancy #jackryan #marccameron #arlisscutter #chainofcommand #newrelease #bestseller #author #writer #novel #novelist #usatodaybestseller #amazonbestseller #copauthor #writerscraft #craftofwriting #newyorktimesbestseller #nytbestseller #gavinreese #gavinthecop --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Retired police captain and prolific, acclaimed crime author Frank Zafiro steps into the Interrogation Room to try to get his story straight. Frank writes gritty crime fiction from both sides of the badge. His works include the River City series, which features an ensemble of police officers, and the SpoCompton series that features a rotating cast of criminals. His storytelling creed is that the good guys usually win… but not always, and never without a cost. Frank served in the U.S. Army from 1986-91 in Military Intelligence as a Czechoslovak linguist. In 1993, he became a police officer in Spokane, Washington, and worked patrol and investigations before promoting into leadership roles. He was fortunate enough to command patrol officers, investigators, K-9s, and the SWAT team before retiring in 2013. From 2013-17, he taught law enforcement at the community college and university levels, as well as leadership courses as a national instructor for a prominent police institution. He also occasionally teaches a series of writing workshops. Frank earned a BA in History from Eastern Washington University in 1998, and an MS in Administration of Justice from the University of Louisville in 2012. In this episode, Frank and host Gavin Reese discuss writing from their own experiences, criminals as people and characters, and balancing authenticity with reader experience. Frank's site and works: frankzafiro.com Gavin's site and works: gavinreese.com #police #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft  #craftofwriting #amwriting #amwritingfiction #policeprocedural #copstory #crimefiction #amwritingcrimefiction #amreading #amreadingfiction #amreadingcrimefiction #frankzafiro #rivercity  #charlie316 #gritty #fiction #hardboiled #hardboiledfiction #sempercop #gavinreese #gavinthecop #author #bestseller #authentic #authenticity --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Highly decorated former US Army Ranger Officer and acclaimed author Ray McPadden steps into the Interrogation Room to try to get his story straight. Ray joined the Army in 2005 and soon earned his way into the Rangers and its elite 75th Ranger Regiment, which is considered to be the world's premier raiding force. Serving during the most combat-heavy period in this century, Ray spearheaded the first joint-strike force of Army Rangers and Navy SEALs and led his teams in a shadow war against foreign government agents. Lightning raids by helicopter, armored vehicle, and foot became his nightly routine. In 2009, he returned to the same corner of Afghanistan where he first cut his teeth in combat, only to face an unexpected enemy, one that would prove to be the greatest challenge of all. His latest release, "We March At Midnight: A War Memoir," is a textbook for authors of all genres striving to improve their reader's experience and the power of their writing. In this episode, Ray and host Gavin Reese discuss authenticity, candor, reader experience, and the underrated importance of family. Ray's site and works: raymcpadden.com Gavin's site and works: gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #craftofwriting #writingmentor #writingcoach #20books #20booksto50k #raymcpadden #army #ranger #rangersleadtheway #SEAL #75thrangerregiment #afghanistan #war #memoir #warstory #family #blackstone #mfa #creativewriting #nonfiction #autobiography #gwot #abad #jbad #outpost #weownthenight #gavinreese #gavinthecop --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Former Apache pilot, FBI Special Agent, SWAT team member, and renowned bestseller Don Bentley steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Don Bentley flew Apache helicopters for the Army in South Korea, Germany, and Texas. While deployed to Afghanistan as a Troop Commander in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VI, Don earned the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with “V” device for valor. Following his military service, Don worked as an FBI Special Agent and was a member of the Dallas Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team. Since leaving the FBI, Don has worked for a number of companies that develop technology for the U.S. Special Operations Community. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Ohio State University, and an M.F.A in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. Don is the author of the Matt Drake thriller series including WITHOUT SANCTION, THE OUTSIDE MAN, and two forth coming titles, as well as TARGET ACQUIRED, a Tom Clancy Jack Ryan, Jr. novel. For this episode, Don and host Gavin Reese discuss crafting characters, writing in the Jack Ryan universe, and standing in the room with Special Forces operators. Don's site: donbentleybooks.com Don's works: donbentleybooks.com/books/ Gavin's site: gavinreese.com Gavin's works: books2read.com/ap/xMDDyO/Gavin-Reese #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #craftofwriting #writing #amwriting #amreading #amwritingfiction #amreadingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreadingthrillers #thriller #geopolitics #technothrillers #jackryan #jackryanjr #tomclancy #donbentley #dingchavez #withoutremorse #rainbowsix #johnclark #espionage #secretagent #covertagent #covertoperative #gavinreese #gavinthecop #interview #author #writer #podcast #bestseller #mattdrake #withoutsanction #outsideman --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Acclaimed bestseller Anderson Harp steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Anderson writes the Will Parker thrillers, the debut novel of which, "Northern Thunder," takes places in North Korea and has been banned by the Chinese government. Anderson served in the Marines, taught artic survival, mountaineering, and was stationed around the globe. He was the Officer in Charge of the Marine's Crisis Action Team during the invasion of Afghanistan. He created the USO's Operation Thriller and did two USO tours in the Persian Gulf visiting the troops. After the military, he entered law school and was classmates with international bestseller Steve Berry. For this episode, Anderson and host Gavin Reese discuss crafting geopolitical characters, developing the craft of writing, philanthropy, and how Anderson would take along to find a missing Marine. Anderson's site:  https://andersonharp.net Anderson's works:  https://www.kensingtonbooks.com/author/anderson-harp/ Gavin's site:  https://gavinreese.com Gavin's works:  https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS/ #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amreading #amwritingfiction #amreadingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreadingthrillers #thriller #geopolitics #fiction #writer #novel #author #bestseller #andersonharp #gavinreese #gavinthecop #willparker #bannedinchina #newrelease #podcast #interview #espionage #uso #operationthriller  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Bestselling author and computer scientist Tom Fowler steps into the  Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight with Gavin Reese. Originally  from Baltimore, Tom’s an avid fan of that city and its culture. He  works by day in the IT and computer science field, and composes gritty  PI fiction by night. His first and primary series is that of CT  Ferguson, and that main character is something of a reformed computer  hacker compelled to do good for his own self-interest. In the vein of  Robert Parker’s Spenser series, Tom offers his readers flawed heroes,  action, intrigue, and a healthy serving of snark. The latest CT  Ferguson installment, entitled BLOOD ON CANVAS, is currently available  as part of the forthcoming DEAD SILENT box set that releases on January  19. In this episode, Tom and host Gavin Reese discuss creating  unique characters, researching for authenticity, reader expectations,  and who Tom would want investigating his own murder. Get BLOOD ON CANVAS in the DEAD SILENT box set: books2read.com/DeadSilent Tom’s other works: www.amazon.com/Tom-Fowler/e/B075W5SZ23 Tom’s sites: tomfowlerwrites.com/ Gavin’s works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller #mystery #detectivefiction #detective #gavinthecop #gavinreese #privateeye #procedure #fictionalcrime #crimefiction #amwritingmystery #tomfowler #bloodoncanvas #PI #criminalcase #suspense #spenser #privateeye #privateinvestigator #PIfiction #murdermystery #ctferguson #whitehat #hacker #whitehathacker #deadset #deadsilent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Acclaimed New York Times and international bestseller Steve Berry steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Steve has written and published 26 novels in 52 countries, and his fans have bought more than 25 million copies of his works.  Steve's latest release is entitled, "The Kaiser's Web," and it's the 16th installment in his Cotton Malone series. Like his previous works, history lies at the heart of this story and its inspiration came from a real-life, currently unsolved mystery in the last days of the Third Reich. For this episode, Steve and host Gavin Reese discuss "The Kaiser's Web," writing fact-based fiction, historical novels, and History Matters, the organization through which Steve and his wife help facilitate local historic preservation efforts.  Steve's works: https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Berry/e/B001H6W6DU/ Steve's site: https://steveberrry.org Gavin's works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS/ Gavin's site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #craftofwriting #onwriting #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amwritingmyserty #amwritingsuspense #amwritingespionage #political #politics #politicalthriller #WWII #thekaisersweb #kaiser #steveberry #cottonmalone #history #historicalfiction #historymatters #gavinreese #gavinthecop #espionage #book #novel #author #podcast #interview #writer #nanowrimo --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Retired homicide Detective Lieutenant Joe Kenda steps into the Interrogation Room to get his story straight. Joe spent more than 23 years with the Colorado Springs Police Department, most of which was in homicide. He investigated or oversaw 387 murder cases, and he and his team closed more than 92% of them before his retirement. Additional advancements in forensic science close more each year. Joe is the host of two Discovery channel shows, "Joe Kenda: Homicide Hunter" and "American Detective." He's written two books, "I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases From My Life Fighting Crime," and his latest release, entitled "Killer Triggers." For this episode, Joe and host Gavin Reese discuss the realities of investigating violent crime, the cost that police families endure, and how Joe's second career has changed his life and restored more of his humanity. Joe's works: https://www.amazon.com/Joe-Kenda/e/B0748HMKY2/ Gavin's works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS/ Gavin's site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #writingcoach #writingmentor #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingnonfiction #amreading #amreadingnonfiction #amwritingcops #amwritingpolice #amwritingmystery #homicide #homicidehunter #joekenda #detective #investigator #killertriggers #gavinreese #gavinthecop #americandetective #iwillfindyou --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Joel C. Rosenberg steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. To date, he’s a New York Times bestselling author with 16 novels and 5 nonfiction books to his credit, which have collectively sold more than 5 million copies. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of two news and analysis websites, www.allisrael.com and www.allarab.news. Joel worked in the geopolitical space and advised candidates in the US and Israel. Among his readers are former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former President George W. Bush, former CIA Director Porter Goss, former Delta Force Commander General Jerry Boykin, former senior White House advisor Jason Greenblatt, Jordan’s King Abdullah II, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former Israeli Interior Minister Natan Sharansky, former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, and many other US, Israeli, Arab and other foreign leaders. Joel has addressed audiences at the White House, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol, Canadian Parliament, the European Union Parliament, and the Israeli President’s Residence. In March 2019, he was invited to meet with President Trump and Vice President Pence in the Oval Office to discuss his work. He was also a keynote speaker at the US State Department’s Ministerial on Religious Freedom in the summer of 2019. He is the founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund (www.joshuafund.com), a nonprofit educational and charitable organization he and his wife launched in 2006 to mobilize Christians to "bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus, according to Genesis 12:1-3.” Joel’s latest release is "The Beirut Protocol,” which is his fourth installment in the Marcus Ryker series. In this episode, Joel and host Gavin Reese discuss geopolitical thrillers, research and authenticity, and which fictional characters Joel would call in to rescue him from Hezbollah terrorists. Joel’s works: www.amazon.com/Joel-C-Rosenberg/e/B001IODPM2/ Joel’s site: www.joelrosenberg.com Gavin's works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin's site: gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amreadingthrillers #amreadingespionage #amwritingespionage #joelrosenberg #marcusryker #hezbollah #iran #israel #lebanon #beirut #thebeirutprotocol #terrorist #terrorism #idf, #gavinreese #gavinthecop --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Lee Goldberg steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Lee is an international bestseller who broke into television with a freelance script sale to “Spenser: For Hire.” Since then, his TV writing & producing credits have included sci-fi (“seaQuest”), cop shows (“Hunter,” “The Glades”), martial arts (“Martial Law”), whodunits (“Diagnosis Murder,” “Nero Wolfe”), the occult (“She-Wolf of London”), kid’s shows (“R.L. Stine’s The Nightmare Room”), T&A (“Baywatch,” “She Spies”), and comedy (“Monk”) clip shows (“The Best TV Shows That Never Were”). Lee’s mystery writing for television has earned him two Edgar Award nominations from the Mystery Writers of America. His two careers, novelist and TV writer, merged when he wrote the eight books in the “Diagnosis Murder” series of original novels. He followed that up by writing fifteen bestselling novels based on the television show “Monk” that have been translated and published internationally. Lee lives in Los Angeles and still sleeps in "Man From U.N.C.L.E." pajamas. His latest release is "Bone Canyon” which is his second contribution to his Eve Ronin series. In this episode, Lee and host Gavin Reese discuss police procedurals, crafting three-dimensional characters, and composing genre-breaking fiction. Lee's works: https://www.amazon.com/Lee-Goldberg/e/B000APXNDQ/ Lee's site: https://leegoldberg.com Gavin's works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin's site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller #gavinthecop #gavinreese #leegoldberg #everonin #bosch #monk #amwritingcops #amreadingcops #book #podcast #novelist #nyt #nytbestseller #detective #strongwomen #amwritingmysteries --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Joshua Hood steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. He’s the bestselling author of the Search and Destroy series, and he’s added two books to the Robert Ludlum universe in the last twelve months. Joshua graduated from the University of Memphis, joined the US Army, and served in the 82nd Airborne Division for five years as a team leader in the 3-504 Parachute Infantry Regiment. In 2005, he deployed to Iraq and conducted combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2005-2006, and from 2007 to 2008 he served as a squad leader in the 1-508th Parachute Infantry Regiment and was deployed to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Hood was decorated for valor in Operation Furious Pursuit. He worked as a cop and SWAT officer, and conducted countless stateside operations in support of the FBI, ATF, DEA, Secret Service, and US Marshals. His latest release is "The Treadstone Exile,” which is his second contribution to the Ludlum universe. In this episode, Joshua and host Gavin Reese discuss following in Robert Ludlum’s footsteps, writing fast-paced thrillers, Tom Clancy’s influence, and what fictional characters Joshua would want on his team. Joshua's works: www.amazon.com/Joshua-Hood/e/B00P79JYEM/ Joshua's site: https://joshuahoodbooks.com Gavin's works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin's site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller #secretagent #gavinthecop #gavinreese #espionage #spy #spies #amwritingmystery #techfiction #treadstone #treadstoneexile #robertludlum #jasonbourne #adamhayes #joshuahood --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Jason Pinter steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Jason is the internationally bestselling author of the Rachel Marin series (HIDE AWAY and A STRANGER AT THE DOOR) and the Henry Parker thriller series (THE MARK, THE GUILTY, THE STOLEN, THE FURY, and THE DARKNESS), as well as the acclaimed standalone thriller THE CASTLE, and two children's books. He has been nominated for a number of prestigious awards for writing, and his books have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. THE MARK has been optioned as a feature film. Jason also founded Polis Books, and Publisher Weekly named him as a distinguished future leader in the publishing industry. He has written for The New Republic, Entrepreneur, Esquire, and The Daily Beast, and been featured in Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Mystery Scene and more. His latest release is "A Stranger at the Door," and it is the second installment in his Rachel Marin domestic series. In this episode, Jason and host Gavin Reese discuss character development, the difficulties of writing domestic stories, Master Splinter, and what fictional investigators Jason would choose to save his life. Jason's works: www.amazon.com/Jason-Pinter/e/B001JRZ15C Jason's site: jasonpinter.com Gavin's works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin's site: gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingdomestic #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amreadingthrillers #amreadingdomestics #domestic #thrillers #rachelmarin #jasonpinter #bestseller #polisbooks #gavinthecop #gavinreese --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
For this episode of Writers On The Beat, USA Today and Amazon #1 bestselling author Greta Boris steps into the Interrogation Room to get her story straight with Gavin Reese. Greta writes the Seven Deadly Sins series about ordinary women and unexpected evil, as well as a series of standalone psychological suspense novels that exposes the dark side of sunny Southern California. Greta is a popular conference speaker and bestselling nonfiction author of two titles, “The Wine and Chocolate Workout - Sip, Savor, and Strengthen for a Healthier Life” and “PUBLISH: Take Charge of Your Author Career,” the latter with co-author Megan Haskell. Greta co-created “The Author Wheel,” a site for writers on writing. Her latest story is entitled MORTUARY SCHOOL, and it begins a new series with a new heroine. The book is currently available as part of the forthcoming DEAD SILENT box set. In this episode, Greta and host Gavin Reese discuss creating unique, three-dimensional characters, researching for authenticity, reader turn-offs, and what complicated task force she would assign her own homicide. Read THE MORTUARY SCHOOL in the DEAD SILENT box set: https://books2read.com/DeadSilent Greta’s other works: https://www.amazon.com/Greta-Boris/e/B00ADUFSD6 Greta’s sites: http://gretaboris.com/ and https://authorwheel.com Gavin’s works: https://www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller  #mystery #detectivefiction #detective  #gavinthecop #gavinreese #mortuaryschool #procedure #fictionalcrime #crimefiction #amwritingmystery #gretaboris #mortuaryschool #askamortician #criminalcase #suspense #strongwomen #medicalthriller #medicalstory #medicalfiction #deadset #deadsilent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
Critically acclaimed USA Today and Amazon international bestselling Judith Lucci steps into the Interrogation Room with Gavin Reese to get her story straight. Judith loves to write about killing people, just the opposite of what she spent her professional life doing. Born in Virginia, Judith earned graduate and doctoral degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia. She has written numerous academic and health-related articles and documents, and worked as a nurse, educator, and college professor before becoming an acclaimed and beloved novelist. Her award-winning fiction spans several genres and includes the Michaela McPherson crime series, the Alexandra Destephano medical thriller series, Sonia Amon medical thriller series, the Women of Valor series, and her Artsy Chicks Cozy mystery series. Her latest story is a Michaela McPherson installment entitled THE CASE OF THE MISSING PARTS, and it’s currently available as part of the forthcoming DEAD SILENT box set. In this episode, Judith and host Gavin Reese discuss creating three-dimensional characters, presenting authentic medical realities without excessive gore, and who she would assign her own murder. Pre-order THE CASE OF THE MISSING PART in the DEAD SILENT box set for only $0.99: books2read.com/DeadSilent Judith’s other works: www.amazon.com/Judith-Lucci/e/B00AUVN0GK Judith’s site: www.judithlucci.com Gavin’s works: www.amazon.com/Gavin-Reese/e/B072W5PPGS Gavin’s site: https://gavinreese.com #writersbeat #writerslife #writerscraft #amwriting #amwritingfiction #amwritingthrillers #amreading #amwritingcrime #amreadingcrime #amreadingfiction #amreadingthrillers #fiction #bestseller #writer #author #thriller  #mystery #detectivefiction #detective  #gavinthecop #gavinreese #missingparts #procedure #fictionalcrime #crimefiction #amwritingmystery #judithlucci #k9 #animalfiction #k9fiction #criminalcase #suspense #strongwomen #deadset #deadsilent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/writersbeatpodcast/support
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Gavin Reese

I hope to help aspiring authors find the missing details, inspiration, and support to improve the authenticity of their creative works and turn drafts into manuscripts!

May 13th
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