Author Archives: gkparker

WHY READERS STOP READING A BOOK

Reblogged from Lit World Interviews. Recently, we here at LitWorldInterviews.com conducted a survey,“Why do you put a book down?” and through the assistance of the writing community we had a very nice response. Now it’s time to share what we found. … Continue reading

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Going Out of Business Sale

My publisher, AmberQuill is going out of business as of March 30. Everything is on sale. My books are listed here and represent a variety of my works, including my single Science Fiction, a rare romance and the suspense novel, … Continue reading

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Genres Explained: Insights, Tips and Definitions From Literary Agents

Chuck Sambuchino, who writes a regular column for Writer’s Digest, talks to agents about definitions of various writing genres, which can be useful for pitching your work to both agents and publishers and even when it comes to marketing a … Continue reading

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Indifferent City available for pre-order

Prohibition. Thirteen years when America went dry. Blind-pigs were filled with rotgut and devious grifters, when Presidents served illegal wine at state dinners and women kicked aside their historical traces. Where the only difference between the cops and the criminals … Continue reading

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New Release from Ernie Briginshaw

London Writer’s Society member Ernie Briginshaw’s sequel to “Goliath” titled “The Second Shooter” is now available in both paperback and ebook. Synopsis: It has been widely speculated that the FBI, CIA and Secret Service have been hiding the existence of critical … Continue reading

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Baen Books now accepting submissions

For all the Science Fiction and fantasy writers out there, Baen Books, one of the most prestigious publishers of speculative fiction, are now accepting completed manuscripts. For details on what and how go here

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Disneyland for Crime Writers: 2015 Writer’s Police Academy

The WPA has been going on now for several years. I was lucky enough to go 3 years ago in North Carolina. It’s moving this year to the Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, an actual training academy. It’s a … Continue reading

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Ashes & Ice Released!

Happy New Year LWS and friends. my historical novel, Ashes & Ice, written under the penname GK Parker is now available in ebook. A trade paperback version will follow soon.   This novel was a labor of love. Started in … Continue reading

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New Book Cover

It’s always exciting to finally get the cover for your latest novel. The wait can be a bit nerve wracking since you don’t know if it will be good, bad or indifferent and book covers have a big part in … Continue reading

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LWS member Rita Hartley’s book launch

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LWS member Pat Brown featured

Pat Brown, published under P.A. Brown, is featured on Dawn’s Reading Nook. She talks a little about her writing now and in the future, including her latest releases. Lloyd Meeker says: “After reading the excerpt I had to buy the … Continue reading

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Emma Donoghue

  Triple award winner, Emma Donoghue will read from her latest book, Frog Music. Fundraiser for Children’s and Youth literacy programs. Donations accepted at the door. A reception and book signing to follow. This event is sponsored by Friends of … Continue reading

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