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Writing Advice from Stephen King

Writing Advice from Stephen King

One thing we didn’t report in our round up of this week’s meeting was the short discussion about Stephen King‘s book Stephen King on Writing. One of the reasons for this was so we could do a more in depth at the advice of one of America’s greatest living writers here. We have his Top 20 …

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Raymond Chandler’s Ten Commandments for Writing a Detective Novel

Raymond Chandler’s Ten Commandments for Writing a Detective Novel

Certain writers will always tower over the genre they wrote in. When discussing crime one such example is Raymond Chandler, one of the founding father of Hardboiled crime – now better known by its cinematic genre title Film Noir. So Chandler when offers his Ten Commandments for Writing A Detective Novel it is worth passing them on.

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