How to Submit

Interested in writing a column for The Thrill Begins? Please send all queries to the Managing Editor, E.A. Aymar, at Guest columns run on Mondays.

The recommended length is 700 words, and all columns must be original. No reprints are allowed, even if the column was originally published on the writer’s own blog. Columns should be written about some aspect of writing and/or publishing crime fiction, including marketing, teaching, interviews, etc.

Please note that all columns on the site must be written by active members of the International Thriller Writers. To learn more about joining ITW, click here.

Additionally, writers interviewed for the Debut Author’s Spotlight must be a member of the current ITW Debut Author’s Program. Click here for information about that program.