In the second of three special episodes from this year’s Thrillerfest event, five bestsellers let rip on various topics – from how to get to grips with writing a novel, finding success in Hollywood with your writing, writing for TV and securing legal authenticity in your books.
In the second part of our series of interviews from ThrillerFest 2018, James talks to legendary television producer and writer Lynda La Plante (Prime Suspect and Widows), author of the next iteration of the Murder, She Wrote series Jon Land, and former combat pilot turned thriller author Michael Byars Lewis.
This week’s highlights include:
Mike Lewis on building relationships at conferences
Jon Land on picking up the Murder She Wrote franchise
Bringing Jessica Fletcher into the present day
The advantages to readers when authors have choices about how to publish
Lynda La Plante on doing research for her novels
The inspirational female police officer behind Prime Suspect
The luck and skill involved in Lynda’s writing career