Posts Categorized: short stories

AFTER MIDNIGHT: TALES FROM THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT

The curtain rises on this collection of twisted tales, revealing the words of bestselling thriller author Lee Child. Child sets the stage for a series of mysterious and strange goings-on that occur between the hours of midnight and dawn … the graveyard shift. Contributing authors in this first anthology produced by the Writers’ Police Academy include bestselling mystery and crime authors, top television writers, true crime experts, and more.

Including stories from Heather Graham
Phoef Sutton, Robin Burcell, Allison Brennan, Carrie Stuart Parks, Lisa Klink, RJ Beam, Joe Bonsall, Katherine Ramsland, Denene Lofland, Michael A. Black, Mike Roche, Les Edgerton, Shawn Reilly Simmons, Rick McMahan, Marco Conelli, Cheryl Yeko, Howard Lewis, Linda Lovely, Lee Lofland, Ry Brooks, and Emilya Naymark. With a foreword by Lee Child.

INTERVIEW WITH RC MATHESON

RICHARD CHRISTIAN MATHESON is a bestselling short story writer, novelist, screenwriter/producer and drummer. How many people can say that? (And he studied, one on one, with the legendary drummer Ginger Baker!) RC is also the president of Matheson Entertainment, a production company he formed with his father, which is involved with multiple film and television projects.

WRITING — IT’S LIKE GOING ON A TRIP

It’s like walking around a small room, exploring every corner. It’s one of the hardest kind of writing there is. To make a small thing profound is a daunting task. I started out writing dozens of short stories and collecting a bulletin board full of rejection slips from mystery magazines. I never got an acceptance. But I learned a lot.