Carla Norton is the author of the Number One New York Times non-fiction bestseller, Perfect Victim: The True Story of the Girl in the Box and the true crime book Disturbed Ground. She was awarded a Royal Palm Literary Award for best unpublished mystery for The Edge of Nomal. She served as the special sections editor for the San Jose Mercury News and has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Los Angeles Times andThe San Francisco Chronicle. She has an MFA from Goddard College and has twice served as a judge for the Edgar Awards. The Edge of Normal is her debut novel. Carla Norton lives in Florida.
Writer Carla Norton on her cinematic writing style, and the difference between writing true crime stories and fictional crime.
RT @thecreativepenn: #Thrillerfest17 A great thriller needs 2 things. Unfortunately nobody knows what they are. @LeeChildReacher
by @CarlaJNorton - 18 hours ago
RT @waltshaub: People have asked me how they can help fight for ethics. As a private citizen, I can now suggest a donation to CLC. https://…
by @CarlaJNorton - 20 hours ago
RT @RepJerryNadler: Joined letter to FBI asking for review of Ivanka Trump's security clearance and disclosure of her + immediate family's…
RT @ScozzariFrank: You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
—Ray Bradbury— https://t.co/esWnAnOg6E
RT @JessOConne11: Perhaps if we'd asked women in the first place, the GOP wouldn't have wasted 7 years trying to take away healthcare. http…
by @CarlaJNorton - yesterday
487033361332124 - 5 days ago
Drat! I've had to cancel my trip to New York. I was really looking forward the adrenaline buzz of ThrillerFest. but a pipe burst in our building, bringing a tide of woes. (sigh) Maybe next year...
487033361332124 - 13 days ago
Who's coming to Thrillerfest next week?
Hope to see you there!
487033361332124 - one month ago
Writers in Florida are invited to a talk I'll be giving tomorrow. Hope to see you there!
Topic: "Hooks & Cliffhangers" / Saturday, June 17th at 1:00 p.m.
Space Coast Writers Guild (Guests are always welcome.)
Garrett's Run Condo Assoc. Clubhouse, 7900 Greenboro Dr., West Melbourne, FL
For more info please visit www.scwg.org.
P.S. I'm just back from a fabulous trip! More on that later.
Carla will be talking about the craft of writing. Hope you can come!
Why is Denmark the world's happiest country? I'm about to find out. But I'll be back from my trip to Scandinavia and the Baltic region in time to talk to the Space Coast Writers Guild on Saturday, June 17th, at 1:00. See ya!
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