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Rick Treon Asks Why Write Crime Fiction?

Rick Treon is an award-winning suspense/thriller author. Read more about Rick here, see his books here, and read his last post here. While at my first few book signings in The Before Times, I was surprised how often I was asked if my book was nonfiction or based on a true story. Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com In retrospect, I shouldn’t have been surprised. In the Texas Panhandle, the name Rick Treon was strongly associated with my background as a reporter and editor of the Amarillo Globe-News. So I had to explain how I’d ventured into the world of…

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Rick Treon on finding your writing voice

Rick Treon is the author of two Bartholomew Beck books, and his latest stand-alone thriller, Divided States. You can read more about him here and see his books here. This is his debut post. I made two terrible writerly decisions during the 2020 pandemic. Despite everything, I attempted my first sequel to complete a two-book deal signed in 2019. Then, while I was struggling through that, I signed another contract for a high-concept speculative thriller due in early 2021 — a project for which I’d completed exactly one chapter and a rough synopsis. These were the two proverbial wrongs. But,…

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