Linda L. Richards's Blog – October 2007 Archive (2)

Quote of the Week: Raymond Chandler, "No Dull Subjects"

I've been rereading "The Simple Art of Murder," Raymond Chandler's essay on the state of mystery fiction as it was in 1944. It's a super interesting piece. While some of the writers he references are no longer widely read -- or even read at all -- most of what he shares here is entirely thought-provoking and worthy of sharing.

I could pull a dozen quotes from this super piece. Two dozen. It's a little bizarre to me that so much of this essay resonates over 60 years after it was… Continue

Added by Linda L. Richards on October 21, 2007 at 10:37am — 1 Comment

Peer Pressure...

So here I am, belatedly arriving to this party. And there's a part of me wondering just what the hell I'm doing. Between all the blogging and other types of reportage I do, between FaceBook and -- hold the phone a minute -- writing books, I'm not exactly sure where I figure I'm going to squeeze the time. But, realistically, there's an aspect to this social networking stuff that I find relatively irresistable. Maybe you do… Continue

Added by Linda L. Richards on October 1, 2007 at 9:32am — 2 Comments

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