Science, technology, and medicine play a critical role in the modern thriller, but writing a story with a heavy infusion of science or scientific themes presents certain challenges. Join science thriller expert Amy Rogers as she discusses the solutions and pitfalls for incorporating STEM in your next novel.Read More
Stories from the past seem like they’re seizing attention as never before, from the mid-20thcentury bestsellers When the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens and All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr to novels set in long-ago centuries. But that does not mean historical fiction is easy to create. Join Career Authors guest blogger Nancy Bileau as she offers 4 Tips for Writing Historical Fiction.Read More
Many authors dream of turning their passion for writing into a full-time job. But to make a successful transition, a fiction writer needs to carefully lay the groundwork for this real-life plot twist.Read More
A good sex scene can be magnetic, but how do you write one? Lisa Barr shows how it can provide a deeper experience–a close, meaningful connection for characters and readers on the most intimate level of all.Read More
You have a great idea for a military thriller. But before you put pen to paper, here’s what you need to know.Read More
Here at Career Authors, we’re thrilled to announce that Brian Andrews is joining us.
Brian is a US Navy veteran, nuclear engineer, former submarine officer, and a great writer whose work runs the gamut from soldiers and spies to SFF. He co-authors the TIER ONE thriller series with fellow vet Jeffrey Wilson—and writes stand-alone science fiction and blended genre techno. We sat down with Brian and took turns asking him questions about writing and the writing life. Here’s what he had to say.
Writing your second novel can be surprisingly tough slog of rewriting and reimagining and rewriting again. Here are the lessons I learned writing my Book #2, lessons I hope will facilitate the writing of Book #3.Read More
When reporter RG Belsky gets to make stuff up as a mystery writer, he finds similarities between fiction writing and journalism — starting with these 6 lessons.Read More