Years ago (we won’t mention how many decades I’m referring to) when I first got serious about writing, I explored many different genres. One of my favorites back then was historicals. But I quickly shifted into romantic suspense/military suspense and speculative fiction with suspense. In an interview recently, I was asked how I started writing suspense. Admittedly, that simply made me shrug. I’ve always been writing suspense in some form or fashion. But I wondered how other authors would answer that.
So, I asked some of my suspense-writing friends how they knew they should write suspense. Here are their responses:
You look at your hot tub cover folded halfway open and think how you could hide a body in the water under the remaining half.
Her newest release, Conspiracy of Silence (12/6), is receiving rave reviews.
Kendig keeps the tensions high and the pace lightning fast, with military action scenes worthy of Vince Flynn.--Publishers Weekly
"... fast-moving, roller-coaster thriller..."--
"... an explosive, action-packed global journey .... Kendig has pulled out all the stops in this highly entertaining read that has plot elements of a Tom Clancy or Dan Brown novel. ... Kendig has out done herself." Top Pick