About Troy Lambert

Author, Freelance Writer, Editor

My Story

I have wanted to be a writer since I was very young. At age six, I penned the yet unpublished George and the Giant Castle. But alas, as I got older, most people told me I would never make money as a writer. And I believed them. 

It took me many years, an extensive collection of hairnets and name tags, and even a few careers along the way to discover that other than writing, I was pretty much unemployable. So I decided to figure out how to make it work. 

That’s the inspiration for Writing as a Business: Production, Distribution, and Marketing. I guarantee there are writers out there who are not as good as you are at craft, but are making a living because they know the business better. 

If you, like me, find yourself otherwise not much use in the workplace, join me. Don’t just read the book though. Contact me to speak at your writer’s group or event, or even to hold a workshop. I want to see other writers succeed without all the pain I went through. 

E-mail [email protected] for more information.


Best Sellers


Max Boucher, a former Seattle detective turned P.I. has just been handed a puzzling case. Dozens of dogs are disappearing all over the city, and no one knows why.

Stray Ally

He rescued a dog in the wilderness. In the end, the dog will rescue him in ways he never expected. 

Typewriter Repair Shop

Sometimes a story has to be told a certain way. And it leave the author no choice at all. 


Troy is a bestselling author but also an accomplished freelancer. He has written over a  dozen books and appeared in blogs and magazines around the world. Find his books everywhere!

Published Books

Happy Readers

Best Sellers



“Once again Troy Lambert nails it with Harvested, yet another installment in his bestselling, Max Boucher PI series. How can you not love a pulse-pounding mystery about missing dogs and a PI who is convinced his missing wife is still out there waiting to be found? Lambert writes with the authority of a pro. Sharp, nail-biting prose that will keep you savoring each and every page. A great beach read from a great veteran writer.”

-Vincent Zandri, New York Times Thriller Award winning author of The Embalmer, The Remains, and The Caretaker’s Wife.

Meet Troy

October 12, 2019

The Write Track: Writing as a Business

The Idaho Writer’s guild presents The Write Track, a one hour quick overview of writing as a business: production, distribution, and marketing. See you there!



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