During the month of November, we tend to go on a bit more about why we are grateful and what we are grateful for than we usually would. This is not necessarily a bad thing. In truth, sometimes we all need a little reminder to be grateful and if the month of November prompts those … Continue reading The Grateful Month
Just like every year, I'm seeing authors prepping for #NaNoWriMo. I admire them, I really do, but I don't have it in me. For one thing, I don't write fast enough to do it. There are only so many hours in the day and I have other work, a family, temporary houseguests, a third novel in edits, and more. I … Continue reading While Many Writers are Prepping for #NaNoWriMo…
I am officially a paperback writer (don't you just want to sing the Beatles tune right now?). July 27th (Today!) is the paperback release date of A GUILTY MIND. The ebook was released June 14th, but today I'm a paperback writer. Sort of... I love looking at it. I love holding it. Ebooks are wonderful and I … Continue reading A Paperback Writer and the Summer of Stephen King
Today marks the exciting ebook release of A GUILTY MIND with my new publisher, HarperCollins Witness Impulse! Hooray! I could not be more thrilled with this book (which I love), the new K.L. Murphy brand, and the future of the Detective Cancini series. While ebooks are typically published with little fanfare, they have long lives. … Continue reading Happy #AGuiltyMind Day!
I'll get right to the point. My Detective Cancini Mystery series has been picked up by Witness Impulse, an imprint of Harper Collins. It's been in the works for a few months, but until now, I haven't been ready to make the announcement. (I don't really know what I was waiting for, but now feels right). … Continue reading A New Publishing Adventure Begins
When it comes to villains, serial killers are at the top of the food chain. They have no conscience and, crucial to the plot, they've been getting away with it for years, sometimes decades. As readers, we love a good whodunit and nothing beats a serial killer as the bad guy. To be fair, a serial rapist or arsonist or … Continue reading On Writing: 5 Best-Selling Authors Talk About the Business of Writing Serial Killers