HOW TO WRITE A THRILLER
“[James Lee Burke’s] novel, The Lost Get-Back Boogie was rejected 111 times over a period of nine years, and, upon publication by Louisiana State University Press in 1986, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.”
I don’t know if that is encouraging to other writers, or discouraging, given the magnitude of this man’s talent.
Get Wayfaring Stranger. Dave Robicheaux and his friends aren’t in this one, but I didn’t miss them at all.
It’s by far the best book he’s ever written.