" The writing is raw, the emotions are taut ... Round brings it together in a breathtaking conclusion."
—Don Graves, Hamilton Spectator
"Round is at the top of his game. A splendid read."
—Gail Bowen, author of the Joanne Kilbourn series
I come at writing from a literary perspective. Meaning, creating art with words. In fiction, I like strong plotting, believable characterization, and fine prose. I believe the journey is far more important than simply propelling a story through non-stop action to a startling reveal at a book’s end. I enjoy books with psychological depth and meaning, like the novels of James Joyce, where personal suffering shades into something more universal. Yet I can also enjoy a well-written [Read more]
Ask me about story editing or proof reading your book.
Check out the interview with author Jeffrey Round
on Bookends TV from April 2012.
to the website for writer and director Jeffrey Round, home of the Bradford Fairfax and Dan Sharp murder mystery series. Jeffrey’s first two books, A Cage of Bones and The P-town Murders, were listed on AfterElton’s Top 100 Gay Books. His most recent novel is the literary-thriller Lake On The Mountain (Dundurn.) These and all Jeffrey’s titles are available through this website and from good independent bookstores, who need your support now more than ever.
Yup, that's where I am.
There are so many great songs about this place, and I've been hearing a good number of them while here. (California Dreaming, If You're Going to San Francisco, and Joni Mitchell's anthem, "Will you take me as I am, strung out on another man? California, I'm coming home.")
My publisher tells me I don't post enough blogs for a boy with another book coming out. ;-) Hmm, well. That's largely because I post fotos on Facebook. If you're curious to see what I've been up to, try me there. All fotos and write-ups are open to public viewing.
Jeffrey [Read More]