Brian Christopher Shea, Author at Brian Christopher Shea | Thrillers - Action - Suspense

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Twisting Real Life

  • May 13, 2018

So, I find that one of the challenges in writing thriller fiction is taking the realistic aspect of the “job” and tweaking it for entertainment value. As a detective and former Navy officer, I find that the biggest challenge is my direct knowledge of the way things really work. In writing a fictional story I […]

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Character Development

  • May 5, 2018

So, now that my book has been out in the world for almost two months and it has stretched its legs. Readers are reaching out and many ask where my characters came from.   My answer…every personal encounter that I’ve had in my 44 years of life has in some way, shape or form contributed […]

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Walk About

  • May 2, 2018

Every writer hits a wall or block to a scene or character’s story. The doomed “writers block” which so many authors have talked about. I’m a problem solver. My day job requires that I find solutions to cases that may seem otherwise unsolvable. To that end I have found that whenever I encounter a temporary […]

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The Decision to Self Publish

  • May 1, 2018

So, I had a unique offer yesterday. I was contacted by a small publishing house that had read my book and was very interested in taking on the series under their press. I was excited by the prospect and was immediately conflicted by it as well.   When I set out down this writing path […]

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Rainy Day Writing

  • April 29, 2018

I used to love to sit and read on a lazy, rainy morning. Now, I find that the same mental juices that helped me dive into the lives of those characters are the same ones that help me create mine.   I awoke this morning and could feel the cool breeze carried in by the […]

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Book Launch

  • March 17, 2018

It’s been an amazing start to the launch of The Camel’s Back! Amazing support and lots of new connections.  The local press has done a great job covering the story.  A recent article from the New Britain Herald has been released giving a favorable review of the novel and its story line.   In the […]

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