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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, JP Rindfleisch IX, Kevin Tumlinson, and Patrick O’Donnell as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including Amazon KDP’s changes to how they handle categorizing books. Then stick around as Kevin chats with thriller author Richard North Patterson!

Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two novels, including the number one New York Times bestseller, Protect and Defend, as well as a nonfiction narrative of the 2016 presidential campaign. Between 2015 and 2021, Patterson—a former trial lawyer—was a regular columnist for national publications, noted for his widely read commentaries on American politics. His latest novel (and the first in nine years!) is entitled Trial and releases tomorrow, June 13 from Post Hill Press.

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  1. Ronnie

    8 months ago  

    The article is a true gem for literature enthusiasts. It brilliantly captures the essence of Richard North Patterson’s work and provides valuable insights into his writing process and inspirations. The way the author delves into the complexities of Patterson’s storytelling and his ability to tackle thought-provoking social issues is truly commendable. The article not only celebrates Patterson’s achievements but also showcases the impact he has had on the literary world. It’s a captivating read that leaves you with a deep appreciation for Patterson’s talent and a renewed excitement for his future works.

  2. Zaunteam

    5 months ago  

    Richard North Patterson’s journey and his wealth of experience in the world of writing are truly inspiring. Your interview skillfully delved into his writing process, his thoughts on storytelling, and the impact of real-world issues on his novels. It’s fascinating to hear how he weaves complex themes into his works, making them not only entertaining but also thought-provoking.

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