Reader Friday: What’s Your Tagline?

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” — Virginia Woolf

If your writing life had a tagline, what would it be?


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About Sue Coletta

Member of MWA, Sisters in Crime, and ITW, Sue Coletta is an award-winning crime writer of psychological thrillers. She also writes true crime: PRETTY EVIL NEW ENGLAND hits bookstores by Nov. 1, 2020 (Globe Pequot, trade division of Rowman & Littlefield). Feedspot & honored Sue's blog with the Top 100 Crime Blogs on the Net award (Murder Blog sits at #5). Learn more about Sue and her books at

47 thoughts on “Reader Friday: What’s Your Tagline?

  1. Great exercise in thought for a writer to help determine who s/he is.

    I recently asked a group of writers to write an essay (blog post) on “How to Write Like I Do.” I thought doing so might help them investigate and define their own process while giving other writers ideas as well.

    I’d love to see that from the various TKZ writers.

  2. The tagline for my website is:

    “Novels of Crime, Mystery, Intrigue…because anyone is capable of anything.”

    Under extreme circumstances, I believe most people can be pushed to great good and/or great evil. I’m always pushing my characters to those extremes.

  3. John Grisham brought the suspense and intrigue of the legal world to the mainstream—Tom Combs has done the same with the world of medicine.

  4. Sonas nisi a Deo.

    Unconquered except by God.

    In my writing world, the zombies and skinwalkers and dogmen and the bad guys never win.

  5. “Adventures in the Past, Present, and Future.”

    All my published books are spread across genres and subgenres: paranormal romance, reincarnation romance, science fiction romance, science fiction adventure, and contemporary and historical romantic suspense. I wanted a tagline for my website that expressed what tied all these books together, and I figured out that it was “adventure.” (Nothing makes me happier than shoving a heroine off a literal or figurative cliff and figuring out how she survives.)

    I named my writing/teaching blog “Adventures in Writing” to continue the theme.

  6. I stole mine from a wise woman: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

    I use it on my inspirational blog, my author website, and social media.

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