Posts tagged Chris Allen
BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT A BOOK COVER PHOTO SHOOT

There are times in life when being plonked in front of a camera lens for a series of high definition photos is about as appealing as a night parachute jump when the door opens and a blizzard blows inside the aircraft. 

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SEVEN THINGS ABOUT BEING ON DEADLINE
have to admit, there's a certain 'je ne sais quois' about being so ensconced in writing a book that it permeates your thoughts, your dreams, and conversations. As the new Alex Morgan INTREPID espionage thriller is due with Momentum Books at the end of this month, here's 7, or should I say 007, cool and not-so-cool things about being on deadline. Read More
AND THE WINNER OF A CHARACTER IN HUNTER IS...
What a fantastic Photo Comp we've had over the past couple of weeks to choose a person to have a character named after them in the new book! After some very enthusiastic voting for all our Defenders who posted photos of them in far-flung places, the winner was action man Brett Tappin, who crews helicopters offshore and whose winning photo was taken in a chopper above the Solomon Islands. Read More
INTREPID ADVENTURES AHEAD FOR 2012
It's been an exciting couple of months at Defender HQ, evidenced by last week's announcement that Chris Allen's first and upcoming books have been signed by Momentum (a subsidiary of Pan MacMillan). Momentum Books are a perfect fit for Chris as an author - they fully embrace the digital publishing revolution and will be getting the INTREPID action thriller series in front of US and UK audiences as well as our loyal Aussie readers. Read More
CENTRAL COAST AUTHOR CHAT ON THRILLER WRITING
Last night we jetted up the F3 in dark and rainy conditions to the town of Morisset on the New South Wales Central Coast for an Author Chat at the local library. Having thought people would prefer to stay inside on such an intemperate day, it was fantastic to see the room buzzing and all seats filled! Read More
VIDEO INTERVIEW ON THRILLER WRITING & THE SAS
Thanks to all those who have been posting questions on our Facebook page: we've finally found a few quiet minutes to set up the tripod, grab our INTREPID author and film another Author Chat! Below, Chris talks openly in response to recent queries - about how he juggles professional life, family and writing - and whether he ever considered joining the sandy berets (or the SAS: Special Air Service Regiment)! Read More