Randy Wayne White

The Relentless Randy Wayne White He’s Pretty Good, If You Can Get Him. By Rick Pullen The New Yorker editor reached Randy Wayne White at his historic waterfront home high atop a historic Indian mound on Pine Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast. “We’d like you to write a story about the Everglades for us,” she […]

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Tom Straw

A Few Curveballs in his Path to Published Author The rule of thumb in book publishing is simple: Unless your name is Harper Lee, your first novel will not be your best and most likely won’t be a bestseller either. All other mere mortals in the world must rely on a well-measured publishing axiom known […]

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Scott Turow

He made the Legal Thriller Count Scott Turow was captivated by The Count of Monte Cristo and not much else at age ten. America’s father of the legal thriller didn’t capture that feeling again about a book until twenty-eight years later when Presumed Innocent, his blockbuster first novel, was published. Except for athletics, Turow wasn’t […]

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