Confessions of A Crimespree Publisher Mar12

Confessions of A Crimespree Publisher

So, uhm… how to start? That’s always the hardest part isn’t it? You all know me, I’m amongst friends here. So I’ll start with an e-mail. A couple of weeks ago the name Ken Bruen popped up in my in-box. Ken’s a good friend, a great mystery champion and a brilliant writer. It had been a bit since we’d e-mailed, busy getting in the way on both sides of the equation. The first line of Ken’s e-mail was “I love your story in EXPLETIVE DELETED.” Out of the blue. The e-mail went on to its main context but I kept going back to that first line and blushing a bit (well a lot). I responded to...