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Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

The podcast feed from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Authors with new books. Experts on editing, marketing, agent queries, managing your writing career. Traditional publishing. Independent publishing. All aspects of writing fiction. 

Mar 25, 2019

Charles McNamara says the idea for his first novel had been percolating in his mind since the 1980’s. That book, Ineke’s Mitten is the story of Nels Torkle, the Nazi occupation of his Norwegian hometown, and the famous assault on Riva Ridge in World War II.

Now, Charlie is getting ready to release his second...

Mar 14, 2019

If there has ever been a reason to declare "Breaking News" around Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, this might be it.

For more than 20 years now, editor Otto Penzler has been publishing a volume called the Best American Mystery Stories. As part of that process, he reads some 500 short stories and passes along the best 50...

Mar 10, 2019

Low Country Blood is the second book in Sue Hinkin’s Vega & Middleton Mystery Series and it launches in a few short weeks, on April 1.

The new story focuses on Los Angeles TV journalist Beatrice Middleton, who has lost her job. With a possible employment offer in Atlanta, she heads home to Savannah to reconnect with...

Mar 7, 2019

This week we interviewed editor, writer, and all-around interesting guy James Persichetti. We discuss his recent career move from managing foreign rights at a literary agency; the difference between all the many types of editing; and the best tactics for making your novel stand out to agents, editors, and readers.