Joel Burcat

Environmental Fiction: List of Thrillers, Eco-Thrillers, Legal Thrillers, and Cli-Fi (April 22, 2020)

When I wrote Drink to Every Beast, an environmental legal thriller, I was asked if my book was an “eco-thriller.” I associated eco-thrillers with such great thrillers as James Patterson’s Zoo and Preston and Child’s excellent Relic. I wondered how my book could be lumped into the same category as a book about all of …

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Environmental Thrillers, Cli-Fi, and Environmental Legal Thrillers: Not your Father’s Eco-Thriller (April 22, 2020)

The hero dashes from one continent to the next trying to stop the evil scientist/ evil corporation/ evil megalomaniac from flipping the switch and causing a world-wide catastrophe. The eco-thriller! Not only a novel, but coming to a screen near you. There was a time when the vast majority of thrillers involving environmental issues, so …

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HEADLINE BOOKS WEBINAR MATERIALS – WRITING A NOVEL: TEN THINGS YOU CAN AND SHOULD DO, WHETHER Y0U ARE A BEGINNER OR EXPERIENCED (April 2020)

Since finding out that I have written and published a novel many people have told me that one of their bucket list life goals is to write a novel. They’ve asked me many questions. I have a lot of thoughts on this and am happy to share them. There are many, many books and articles …

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What is the difference between Eco-Thrillers, Environmental Thrillers, and Environmental Legal Thrillers?

What is the difference between Eco-Thrillers, Environmental Thrillers, and Environmental Legal Thrillers? By Joel Burcat My novel, DRINK TO EVERY BEAST, is an environmental legal thriller. That makes it different from eco-thrillers and environmental thrillers. All are thrillers, meaning that there will be a lot of action, quick pacing, suspense, dread, excitement, surprise, anticipation and …

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