When You Make Mistakes #@!

Every good author does research to make sure the facts are right.  But sometimes mistakes occur.  More often than not they’re just stupid errors, things we think we know, so why look them up?  Or continuity errors—we start with a particular make of automobile in a scene and somewhere along the line change our minds … Read more

A Hell of a Ride

Boundary Waters was the second book in a two-book contract that included Iron Lake. When Pocket Books (now Atria Books, a division of Simon and Schuster) bought the books, they knew nothing about the second book.  I didn’t even have a title for it, only a vague idea. Contractually I was obligated at some point … Read more