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Stefanie Pintoff

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Stefanie Pintoff is the Edgar award-winning author of HOSTAGE TAKER and the Simon Ziele historical mysteries. Her writing has also won the Washington Irving Book Prize and earned nominations for the Anthony, Macavity, and Agatha awards. Pintoff's novels have been published around the world, including the United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, and Japan. She lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side, where she is at work on the next Eve Rossi thriller. ...more

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Stefanie Pintoff Yes! As part of my research into how hostage negotiations are handled, I spoke with FBI and NYPD professionals (current and retired) in addition to…moreYes! As part of my research into how hostage negotiations are handled, I spoke with FBI and NYPD professionals (current and retired) in addition to reading their memoirs. It’s great to talk with people who do fascinating things and learn from them—but ultimately as a writer, I have to step away from the research and focus on my imaginative leap into the minds of my characters.

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Stefanie Pintoff I don't really get writer's block. Ideas are everywhere, and for me it's more a matter of figuring out how things work together. I write out of…moreI don't really get writer's block. Ideas are everywhere, and for me it's more a matter of figuring out how things work together. I write out of sequence, scene by scene, and I'll write different points of view separately. I'll work on one element at a time, and assemble the jigsaw puzzle at the end.(less)
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