January 17th – Podcast Interview

On January 17th Tracey S. Phillips does a podcast interview with Writescast Network founder R. R. Campbell. She will discuss getting a traditional book publishing deal in a non-traditional way.

January 10th – Isthmus Article

Isthmus writer Michael Popke’s article with Tracey S. Phillips about writing Best Kept Secrets is on newstands now! If you didn’t have a chance to get a copy here’s a link to the article.

Washington Independent Review of Books

In That’s What SHE Said: Lit Women Who Rock, K.L. Romo interviews Tracey S. Phillips about the story behind her debut novel Best Kept Secrets.

December Issue – Interview in The Big Thrill Magazine

Tracey S. Phillips does an up close interview for the December issue of The Big Thrill. This is the magazine of the International Thriller Writers.

Best Kept Secrets Book Review

Gareindeedreads posted a very nice review of Best Kept Secrets.

October 23 – The Page 69 Test

On October 23, page 69 of Best Kept Secrets is featured on CAMPAIGN FOR THE AMERICAN READER’s Page 69 Test.

October 20th – Best Kept Secrets on My Book the Movie

On October 20th, my guest column for My Book the Movie goes live. It was fun imagining which actors might be best to play the main characters.

October 15th – Suanne Schafer Interview

On October 15th, come to Suanne Schafer’s website for my very first interview! Suanne Schafer is the Debut Author of A Different Kind of Fire. And her latest book, Hunting the Devil Releases on September 15th 2019.

Why so many women read (and write) thriller and crime fiction

by Tracey S. Phillips

(This column was featured on Jungle Red Writers’ October 10th, 2019)

As your gaze skims the words on the page, you curl into yourself. Elbows tuck and your shoulders hunch. Your heart rate climbs from adagio to vivace. A fingernail sneaks between your teeth and you work it till you come to the end of the chapter and. . . “No!” You can’t stop there, the author’s left another cliffhanger!…Read the entire column at Jungle Red Writers’.

Traditional Publishing Contract: Nontraditionally

By Tracey S. Phillips

(This column was featured on ITW’s The Thrill Begins October 7th, 2019)

Once you’ve written a story, the dream is to publish, right? And, for those of us who don’t want to self-publish, we know to query and pitch, query and pitch. But sometimes the traditional process doesn’t work. Whether it’s a day job, kids, or taking care of aging parents, life can get in the way of our dreams. In this column, I’ll show you how to get your work seen faster and by more agents with just one pitch…Read the entire column at ITW’s The Thrill Begins.