Can You Imagine? Harlan Coben Never Intended to Become a Writer.

Imagine the World if He’d Become a Lawyer Harlan Coben is one of the biggest names in crime/mystery/thriller fiction today. It wasn’t always that way. As with any writer, he struggled at the beginning and he’s never forgotten that time. He recently remembered one lonely Thanksgiving weekend sitting for hours at a Walden Books store […]

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IDOL TALK: Having Two Novels Already Published Wasn’t A Prerequisite  

New York Times bestselling author Michael Koryta got the call from the records office at Indiana University shortly before he was scheduled to graduate. Looking back, it’s easy to understand why he overlooked a single core prerequisite. Koryta was busy writing part-time for the Bloomington Herald-Times, he worked occasionally for a private detective and in […]

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IDOL TALK: The Bestselling New York Times Author You Never Heard Of

Suppose you had seven New York Times bestselling novels under your belt and still nobody knew your name. Can’t happen, you say? But it did. If you’re in the know in Hollywood, then you’ll recognize the name of Tom Straw, a veteran writer of numerous television comedies from “Night Court” to the “Cosby Show.” But […]

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