December 2002 (Issue 226)

 

COVER STORY

GREAT GIFT IDEAS
A bevy of wonderful, unique items to make your gift giving—and receiving—fun and easy!

SISTERS IN CRIME
A look into the success of a women's mystery advocacy group.

   

FEATURES

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Holiday Greetings from authors, with love.

JOAN JOHNSTON MANIA
An overview of this attorney-turned-author's illustrious career, which spans over 20 years.

LIFE IMITATES ART
New writing team CB Scott delve into the paranormal for their latest release and emerge forever enlightened!

THE SEXY SEALS RETURN!
Suzanne Brockmann spills the beans on her latest popular SEAL saga.

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH
New author Nick Kublicki draws on life experiences and pens a fast-paced thriller involving a diamond cartel.

Q & A WITH METSY
Metsy Hingle is in the hot seat with questions about her new romantic thriller, BEHIND THE MASK.

AUTHOR PROFILES

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
Dee Davis, Susan Donovan, Nancy J. Cohen, Richard Paul Evans, Penelope Williamson, Eloisa James, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Shirlee Busbee, Rosemary Rogers, Annette Blair, J.M. Jeffries, Sherryl Woods

AUTHOR TALK
Shannon Donnelly

COLUMNS

FAN FORUM
Eavesdropping
Book Sleuth
Odd Jobs in Fiction
Anthologies with Flair
Paperback Round-Up
Giveaways & Contests

COLUMNS
Quips & Queries

PROS ON PROSE

MASTER CLASS WRAPS UP ANOTHER YEAR
Ann Peach expertly guides readers through the next step: preparing your manuscript for publication!

TIPS ON WRITING A BREAKOUT BLOCKBUSTER
Writing in three genres with three pen names, Meggin Patricia Cabot offers tips on penning a bestseller.

COMING NEXT MONTH

MASTER CLASS 2003
Ann Peach leads off another year of writing classes with a new Q & A format. Start sending in your questions.

LESSONS IN ESPIONAGE
Move over James Bond, B.L.I.S.S. spies hit the scene with Leisure's latest series. Your Mission: Reader Reconnaissance.

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