The writing life and the novels of J. Carson Black

Talk is Cheap and so are Words

Imagine an author saying words are cheap. Words are everything to an author, right? Well, yes and no. Here are a few things that I’ve learned about MY words over the years. 1. I prize a well-turned sentence and a great paragraph and become attached to them. 2. When I have to cut that well-turned […]

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The Laura Cardinal Project

Good Morning, Homies! Thank you for following along with me as I figure out this novella. So I thought I’d give this thing a name: The Laura Cardinal Project. To catch you up, I came up with a novella, and I loved it so much I started writing it. Then tragedy struck, and I realized […]

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The Writing Process

By on December 6, 2013 in The Writing Life with 1 Comment
The Writing Process

I’m taking part in a blog tour about writing processes–a series of blogs where writers describe their writing process and what they are working on now. Then I will pass the torch to two other writers. Last week I was invited to take part by the wonderful Michelle Muto, who writes awesome dark fantasy novels. […]

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An Interview with Laura Cardinal by J. Carson Black

By on September 30, 2013 in Books with 0 Comments
An Interview with Laura Cardinal by J. Carson Black

On Dru’s Book Musings, Laura Cardinal is interviewed and Laura’s ghostly mentor Frank Entwistle makes a surprise appearance. Read the interview

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CRY WOLF now on sale

By on September 17, 2013 in Books with 0 Comments
CRY WOLF now on sale

CRY WOLF, the 4th book in the New York Times and USA bestselling Laura Cardinal crime thriller series, is now available on amazon.com in Kindle Store.  Get your copy now!  And be sure to read all the Laura Cardinal books in the series.  Bestselling author T. Jefferson Parker says of J. Carson Black: “Welcome to […]

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J. Carson Black at Tucson Festival of Books

By on February 18, 2013 in The Leg Up with 1 Comment

J. Carson Black will be speaking on two panels and will be signing her thrillers ICON and THE SHOP at the Tucson Festival of Books in Tucson Arizona on March 9-10. Panels (Black will sign directly after each panel session): Desert Dismemberment with Michael Norman and James Mitchell, moderated by Jenn McKinlay on Saturday March […]

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Free eBooks and Tips

By on January 7, 2013 in Publishing Hub-Bub with 0 Comments

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Vengeance, the ICON live action music video for J. Carson Black’s new thriller ICON

By on August 3, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Vengeance, the ICON live action music video is here!  This ain’t your father’s book trailer by any stretch.  Director Mark Ezovski produced this breakthrough trailer with Beth Rudetsky taking scenes from ICON with live actors.  Breakaway Media and J. Carson Black thank all the many people who contributed to the success of this production and […]

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ICON music video song performed live in studio for SETH SPEAKS

By on August 3, 2012 in The Leg Up with 0 Comments

Just in! Video of Beth Rudetsky, Karl Kawahara and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf perfoming “Vengeance” song for the music video of J. Carson Black’s ICON, live in studio for SETH SPEAKS, conducted by none other than Seth Rudetsky!

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ICON “Vengeance” live action music video UPDATE

By on July 2, 2012 in Publishing Hub-Bub with 0 Comments

ICON “Vengeance” live action music video UPDATE: we’ve viewed the video and it ROCKS! Now, some minor tweaks by the director and the final cut will be posted to the J. Carson Black Author Page. In the meantime you can get an exclusive listen to the soundtrack at https://apps.odylfarm.com/jcarsonblack/exclusives/5204

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