From the writer’s perspective

I appreciate my readers. I love my readers. I’m grateful for my readers. Without them, I could not be a writer. The reason I write—what drives me to produce stories in written form—is the desire to do for others what some authors have done for me. I want to provide a thoroughly satisfying reading experience, shot through with mystery and delicious suspense.

So I think about my readers a lot, trying to see things from their point of view. Today, I want to give my readers a peek at the writer’s perspective. And to start, I’d like to share an article, 37+ Quotes About How To Become a Writer, packed with inspiring and thought-provoking nuggets, including one shared by me and linked to my latest book, Steadman’s Blind. I hope you’ll take a moment to visit the article and get a glimpse from my viewpoint.

For the writer in you

Man writingIf you are a writer, or want to become one, the article will have added significance for you. It was written and published by Joe Bunting, author of Crowdsourcing Paris, who founded a top site for writers called The Write Practice. The site hosts many programs to help writers progress and get support for their work.

I’ve been a member of The Write Practice Pro since 2017, and I’ve used it to help me write 12 books and countless short stories. I workshopped chapters of Steadman’s Blind in this community before I published it, and it’s much better for the feedback I received.

I mention this to you now because The Write Practice Pro is offering a couple of great bonuses, including a free live course, when you join this week. You can check out the community and the bonuses here.

If this sounds interesting to you, check it out now, while these bonuses are on offer: Click here to join The Write Practice Pro »

Opening Piano & ChiselOne last bit of news

I have a new book out, just released Monday! It’s called Duet for Piano & Chisel, and it’s a holiday mystery featuring Riley Forte, from Nocturne In Ashes, and David Peeler, from Death of a Muse. You can watch the trailer here and buy the book here.

I had a lot of fun bringing these characters together and I hope you’ll have a lot of fun reading about how they combine their unique skill sets to solve a murder and bring to light a heinous deception.

New spin on an old art form. Criminals beware.

A concert pianist, classically trained and touched by tragedy. A sculptor, learning how to live again after a traumatic brain injury.

Each damaged by circumstance and struggling to rise from the ashes, they join forces to solve a puzzling crime after witnessing a terrible tragedy that turned out to be more than mere accident.

Piano meets chisel in a bravura performance that will keep you guessing to the end. Don’t miss it!

Be sure to check out the book and trailer, and pick up some suspenseful holiday reading. The book comes in print, too, which would make a great stocking stuffer. Just a thought.

How about you? Are you a writer or want to become one? Did you enjoy my book trailer? Let us know in the comments.

2 Responses to “From the writer’s perspective”

  1. Cathy Ryan says:

    Loved the trailer!! So well done, both music and visuals. Looking forward to reading the book.
    I’m giving this as a Christmas gift, too, to a lady who loves mysteries.
    Merry Christmas,

    • JoslynChase says:

      Hi Cathy, thank you so much! I’m glad you liked it and I really appreciate you passing it on. I hope the mystery-loving lady likes the gift.

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