APW: DIY Interview – Judith Price

Name: Judith Price

 Email Address:

What is your blog URL?

What is your website URL?

What is the contact information you are willing to share?
As above

Where and/or when were you born?
Canada in the sixties

What schools did you attend?
What was your course of study?

International Marketing & Sales

Are you a published author?  Yes

Please list your published material, with dates?

If these materials are books, are they still available, and from where?

Please tell about your first publication – what was it, when, how you felt when it happened, problems you may have had, etc.
In 2011 the coolest part about writing is receiving printed copies.

Please tell about the most memorable moment in your career.
Being on a dhow in Abu Dhabi.  It looks like a pirate ship in which the protagonist sails on.

What problems have you encountered in your career and how did you deal with them?
I hired an editor in which I found out later that I should have asked for my money back.

Did an established writer mentor you in your early days?  If yes, how did the mentor help you?
Yes, I had two NYT best-selling authors help with MS coaching.

What genre do you most often write?

Who are the authors who most influenced your writing & career?
Greg Iles, Brad Thor and Lisa Unger

Who are the authors your read most often?
Greg Iles, Brad Thor and Lisa Unger

Please list the conferences/courses/webinars/workshops/seminars you have attended during the past year?
Deep POV
Prologue Structure
Surveillance 101

Have you mentored an aspiring writer?  Would you mentor, if the opportunity arose?
I am mentoring right now

What would you tell an aspiring writer who asks you for assistance?
Don’t get stuck in the details.  You can fill those in later.

What advice would you give to all up-and-coming writers?
Make sure to book time to write 1000 words everyday

Are you involved in the ‘writing scene’ in your community/area?

Please tell about your other community activities.
I volunteer for one of the largest online communities where I live in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in the middle east.

What is the name of your current project?
Matthew McGregor: A Jill Oliver Thriller

What is the expected release date?
April 2012

What is the genre?

Is this work a stand-alone or part of a series?

Please provide some details of the project(s).
INDECENT DECEPTION:  A JILL OLIVER THRILLER   Jill breaks open a money laundering scheme that is connected to one of the largest terrorist groups in the world. Along the way to uncover its intended use, Jill stumbles across a horrific kidnapping sex slave ring.

What is the anticipated release date?
Summer 2012

Please provide a blurb about your current book.
SUDDEN DECEPTION: A JILL OLIVER THRILLER.  The protagonist, Jill Oliver, is a contemporary American heroine—a fresh new take on the popular type of action hero previously embodied by Jack Bauer of the hit series “24” and the characters of Tom Clancy, James Patterson and other bestselling authors.

I’d like to thank Judith for participating in the DIY Interviews program.  See the details in the left column on how YOU can do your own interview, too.  I’ll post all the interviews here, and then post them on the DIY Interviews Archive page with a Shortlink for your promotional needs.

Happy Writing!


PS: Please take a few minutes to read the updated, revised and edited Wedding Chapter Rev. from my soon-to-be-published book (2012) ‘Janelle’s Time.’ You’ll meet Richard and Janelle Grayson, the newlyweds, AND, meet Duke Logan Conor (he crashes the wedding) from my upcoming book, ‘Logan’s Time.’

The TIME Series – by Dayna Leigh Cheser
Janelle’s Time – Release: March 5, 2012
Moria’s Time – WIP – NaNoWriMo Project, 2011 Winner
Adelle’s Time – Planned
Logan’s Time – WIP

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