Newly Launched Staunch Book Prize Reflects #MeToo Movement

In the wake of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment, a new book prize is seeking thrillers in which “no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped, or murdered.” Submit your manuscript to the Staunch Book Prize, the writing contest for our times.  (more…)

St. Martin’s Press Launches Writing Contest for Thriller Writers

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Photo Credit: Photo via ghwtog via Visual Hunt

If you write thrillers, this competition sponsored by St. Martin’s Press might be just the thing for you. The Big Five imprint will choose five winners in the writing contest promoting “A Divided Spy,” a new novel by Charles Cumming. (more…)

Top 3 Reasons Why Thrillers are the Ultimate Comfort Read


Stressed out? Read a kick-ass thriller, preferably a Lee Child book.

What do you do when you’re stressed out? Do you binge-eat Twinkies or binge-watch Netflix? As for me, it’s neither. When my stress level is off the charts, there’s nothing that can comfort me like reading a kick-ass thriller. (more…)

Brash Books Seeks Unpublished Crime Novels and Award-Winning Backlists

Bookshelf-Mystery-CindyFazziIf you have an unpublished crime novel, you might want to consider submitting your work to Brash Books, a new company established by two veteran novelists. Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman formed a partnership with online retailer to publish their works, as well as other novels. (more…)