Fellow Canadian author Ed Seaward has recently published a piece on Ken Ogilvie, profiling his career and their friendship over many years. Read it now here, and…
I’ve just read a very good blog post by CJ Shane on book reviews. I have a solid number of ratings and reviews (more than 200 for my first book Her Dark Path and more than 60 for Hound). I often get asked by people what to say in a review and I’m reluctant to give any guidance so as not to bias their comments. What I want more than anything are honest and insightful comments (positive or negative — the negative ones are helpful with improving subsequent books, even if hurtful at times).
Read CJ’s article here.
David Israelson has written an interesting article about retirement for the Globe and Mail. Ken Ogilvie is interviewed, along with others. Read it here!
Interview by Arlene McCarthy. Originally featured in the February 2018 edition of Crime Scene, the newsletter for Sisters in Crime Toronto. Her Dark Path is Ken Ogilvie’s first published novel. Before taking up mystery writing, Ken worked in a variety of roles in the field of environmental policy, including positions with three governments (Federal, Manitoba […]
I wrote Her Dark Path because a couple of decades ago I was reading a mystery novel that I suddenly snapped shut and declared, rather too vehemently, “This book is crap! I could write a better one.” I forgot about that bold (and somewhat rash) declaration for many years and focused all of my energy […]