Author Lary Crews
Lary Crews has been a professional writer and editor since 1985.
(Yes. Only one R in Lary, just like in vocabuLARY.)
Editor of three newspapers before 1980, he began a professional writing career when he almost died in 1982. While recovering from cancer, he discovered a copy of Writer’s Digest and discovered that people paid writers to write.
He began freelancing in 1984, when he got his first computer. In 1986, he started writing mystery novels. His first six books sold a combined half-million copies.
Crews was a popular speaker at writer’s conferences in the 90s and became one of the first online writing teachers for America Online. By 2008, after 15 years of teaching, he had taught 4,125 students in 26 states how to write their first novel.
His latest nonfiction book is Novel Secrets: How to Write a GOOD Self-Published Novel. Paperback and Kindle. http://smarturl.it/novsec
He has also published a free verse book called Quietly I Replied 1968-1979, available in Kindle and paperback. http://smarturl.it/quietlyK
Crews is a near-future science fiction writer. His work in progress is a novel called Hear After. Crews says, “It took me 40 years to have the courage, ability and technology to write this book.