R. S. Guthrie has been writing fiction for several years. Black Beast is the first in a series of Clan of MacAulay books featuring Denver Detective Bobby Macaulay. The next book in the series is due in December of 2011.
Guthrie is also working on a Western Crime Novel entitled Dark Prairies, set in his home state of Wyoming. An excerpt was featured in the June 2011 issue of New West. The full book is scheduled to be released sometime in the fall of 2011.The author currently lives in Colorado.
Could you tell us a little bit about yourself?
grew up in Northeastern Iowa and Northwestern Wyoming, so most of who I am was
Describe your book ‘Black Beast: A Clan of MacAulay Novel’ in 30 words or less.
a mystery, set in
What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Finding the time. Or, rather, making the time.
What books have had the greatest influence on you?
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, the entire Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald,Gun, With Occasional Music by Jonthan Lethem, and everything by James Lee Burke and Hunter S. Thompson.
Briefly share with us what you do to market your book?
A lot of tweeting. I am trying to get going on LinkedIn and will be setting up a blog tour for my next book and also, hopefully, some book signings
How do you spend your time when you are not writing?
We have three
Australian Shepherds and one
What are you working on next?
My next book, Dark Prairies, set in my
home state of
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