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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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NAAION (August 1, 2018)

Joel Burcat contracted non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in his left eye in July 2016. This disease caused permanent blindness in that eye. While he could still see, he could no longer see well enough to read out of that eye and the disease made correction–either through lenses or an operation–impossible. On January 7, 2018, …

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