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Daughters of Daughters of Eve: An Interview with Megan Abbott

Jul 30, 2012 in Books, Film, Guest Posts, Writing

Laura Lippman: One thing that struck me about DARE ME is that it’s told by an insider, someone inside the group, not an outsider who’s infiltrating it (Mean Girls) or an outsider (pretty much every book I read as a teen). And it struck me that was a bit new for you, too, especially when […]

Brian Michael Bendis Interviews Greg Rucka

Jul 19, 2012 in Books, Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Our post-Comic Con celebration of come of our enormously talented, cross-media authors continues with an interview between Brian Michael Bendis, writer of Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four and The Avengers, and Greg Rucka, whose first new thriller series in a decade kicked off with ALPHA, now in bookstores everywhere. Brian Michael Bendis: So […]

A Conversation with Duane Swierczynski and Ed Brubaker: Part I

Jul 17, 2012 in Books, Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Suffering from post-Comic Con withdrawal? Get your fix with the below conversation between award-winning writer Ed Brubaker, author of CRIMINAL, SLEEPER and INCOGNITO, among many others, and Duane Swierczynski, originally appearing to celebrate the publication of FUN & GAMES. Hardie endures! Ed Brubaker: So, Duane – FUN & GAMES, am I right in saying this is […]

One-Shot Stopping

Jul 11, 2012 in Fiction, Film, Guest Posts, Television, Writing

One of the worst myths created by movies and TV is the one-shot stop. You know how it goes: an action-adventure hero runs into a warehouse filled with bad guys. A gunfight breaks out. The hero runs through a maze of crates and equipment and takes down every bad guy he encounters until he reaches […]

The Story Behind Hunt the Wolf

Jun 25, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

We kick off our celebration the release of HUNT THE WOLF by Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo, a Seal Team Six novel now in bookstores across the country, with an article by Pezzullo on the fascinating origin story of the novel. Check back again later as our week-long coverage continues! In early 2010, I received […]

A Conversation with Mark Billingham and Lee Child: Part I

Jun 19, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

This week we salute BLOODLINE by Mark Billingham as it hits bookstores in paperback. The New York Times Book Review raved that BLOODLINE offers a “psychologically twisted and strikingly original plot” with a “relentlessly swift pace and high emotional pitch.” Here, we present Part I of a conversation with Lee Child, the #1 bestselling author of the […]

Why I Write “Strong Female Characters”

May 30, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

[This post originally appeared on i09] Greg Rucka has rocked the worlds of comics and novels for years, including memorable Batman writing, plus the Queen and Country series and the Atticus Kodiak books. But he might be best known for being a man who writes a lot of “strong female characters.” People always ask Rucka […]

Brian Michael Bendis Interviews Greg Rucka: Part II

May 22, 2012 in Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Greg Rucka’s ALPHA, the first thriller in a new series from Rucka in over ten years, is in stores now! The celebration continues with Part II of Rucka’s conversation with fellow comics writer extraordinaire Brian Michael Bendis. Missed Part I? Read it here. BMB: Well, we talked about this a little last week, but it […]

An Interview with Marcia Clark: Part II

May 10, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Marcia Clark’s Guilt by Association, the first novel starring Los Angeles prosecutor Rachel Knight, was released to critical acclaim and success in 2011. The paperback of Guilt by Association came out in March, and now, Rachel is back in the gripping Guilt By Degrees. A former prosecutor herself, Clark has a deep fascination for the wheels […]

An Interview with Marcia Clark: Part I

May 08, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Marcia Clark’s Guilt by Association, the first novel starring Los Angeles prosecutor Rachel Knight, was released to critical acclaim and success in 2011. The paperback of Guilt by Association came out in March, and now, Rachel is back in the gripping Guilt By Degrees. A former prosecutor herself, Clark has a deep fascination for the […]