Friday, December 19, 2008

Compelling Mystery and Human Drama Combine in Offering from New Author

Author J. A. Nevling will be joining us today on the Writers in the Sky podcast. He will be discussing his new novel Burned: A Tragic Mystery

Nevling opens his book with an emotional description of an accidental house fire that destroys not only physical contents, but the security found in family relationships as well. To cope with the feelings she experiences after the tragedy, wife and mother Sharon Nagol moves to a new city and finds works at an accounting firm. She soon discovers company secrets that could have deadly consequences. In his first effort as an author, J. A. Nevling uses flashbacks, compelling language, and cliffhangers to develop a captivating novel. In his interview today, Nevling will discuss why he chose to employ the techniques that he did and why he was drawn to such a genre.

Click here to listen... to part one of the interview.

The interview also will reveal how Nevling took part in the learning process in which good writers are always engaged. With a background in the military and engineering, Nevling took twelve years to evolve Burned into the compelling mystery that it eventually became. He shares the many resources that he found to help with his craft, such as writing courses, online editing sites, and forums for writers to share their ongoing work.

Click here to listen... to part two of the interview.

You can learn more about J. A. Nevling and his new book Burned: A Tragic Mystery here.


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