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Banville/Black on LARB
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Just thought I'd let you all know there's a very interesting article in the Los Angeles Review of Books this morning. John Banville/Benjamin Black is interviewed by Jon Wiener. While I'm not a fan of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McFetridge Apr 26, 2014.

Elmore Leonard and popular culture
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The WSJ has a very good and perhaps provocative article about popular culture, Elmore Leonard, and some TV series. Some will agree with the premise; others might be pig-biting mad. But a good read.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Dec 14, 2013.

from Lee Lamothe regarding success
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Folks, I’ve been off-line for a while working on the third book in a series. But I’d like to present a question. By background, I was interviewed recently for Open Book Toronto. The interview wasn’t…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by EDWARD C MORGAN Dec 8, 2011.

Re Justin Peacock and The Daily Beast
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Sorry I -- again -- posted to the wrong place. There's an interesting piece in The Daily Beast by Justin Peacock about crime writing v "literary writing. Wonder what people think about his…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Valen Sep 18, 2010.


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About Me:
Fiction and Non-Fiction Writer, Fisherman, Photographer, Traveller, Cook, Ballet, Drinker.
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Books And Authors I Like:
Eclectic: Writers: George Higgins, Waverley Root, A.J. Leibling, Somerset Maugham, Tom McGuane, Jim Harrison, Robert Stone, Graham Greene, Richard Price, C.S. Forester, Denise Levertov, Laura Lush; Books: Crimini (Italian Crime Fiction); A Moveable Feast; Between Meals; The Longest Silence. Favourite Writer: Leibling; favourite book: The African Queen.
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Chester Himes in The Daily Beast

Good morning. I haven't been posting much -- not at all, actually -- lately for two simple reasons: finishing book and art projects and travelling, and frankly there isn't much going on on the site beyond self-promo and book reviews. There seems to be little discussion of real matters, those things that brought me here in the first place. Hopefully that'll change over time.

But I hope this lands in the right place. There's a terrific article in The Daily Beast today: How Chester Himes…


Posted on June 2, 2015 at 2:49am

Presto Variations, a new book -- the third in the Ray Tate/Djuna Brown series -- will be released next week by Dundurn. Three strong reviews so far off the ARCs: Good Reads, The Globe and Mail, and t…

Presto Variations, a new book -- the third in the Ray Tate/Djuna Brown series -- will be released next week by Dundurn. Three strong reviews so far off the ARCs: Good Reads, The Globe and Mail, and the Winnipeg Free Press.

And Glass Pieces, the sequel to The Finger's Twist, the Charlie Tate/Elodie Gray series, is at the formatter's and will go up as an indie ebook in January.

Three completed novels, The Beautiful Policeman, Flowers, and A Murder in Rome, should follow during…


Posted on December 17, 2013 at 7:12am — 2 Comments

Response to where ideas come from

Folks, I haven't got any better at posting, but I hope this arrives in the right space. The comments about "stupid questions" makes my blood boil Hope you get this. Best, Lee Lamothe


I’ve been away from the site for a while, finishing a couple of projects. (No, I won’t use this to self-promote; the next book is the next book …  we all have one. The tone of this thread is too vapid and foolish and depressing to use as a marketing tool.)

Having been asked the question…


Posted on October 3, 2013 at 1:40pm — 2 Comments

from Lee Lamothe re Pauline Atta

Folks I'm sure all you sharp crime writers/readers on the site are too smart to be fooled, but just in case ... the spamming of the site by "Pauline Atta" of Thailand is of course spam. This individual has been deleted/banned from several sites. The thought is this individual is involved in either a money transfer scam or is trolling for a husband. A quick Google tells the tale. Just FYi. Lee

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 4:19am

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At 9:44pm on January 7, 2010, RONALD FEASEL said…
Please add me my requests full. Checkout my entries here on my second novel I'm writing---Moral Dilemma at: http://www.freado.com/book/5100/MORAL-DILEMMA
And http://www.freado.com/book/5120/THE-RHYME-MAN

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