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Dark City Lights available for pre-order

Last year, Lawrence Block contacted me for a story. He’s one of the writers who inspired me to write, and I keep a signed copy of… 110 more words


Neeson Season: A Walk Among the Tombstones

“I got fed up with plots that are driven by someone constantly getting information on a computer.” And that’s why Liam Neeson played technology phobic Matthew Scudder in A Walk Among the Tombstones. 452 more words


Help! How can I get this thing started?

Where, or, more accurately, how do you start a mystery novel? Certainly not with the familiar dark and stormy night, the now-cliched beginning penned 185 years ago by British novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton. 731 more words

Mark S. Bacon

Tear Up...or Tear Up

“One thing that helps is to give myself permission to write badly. I tell myself that I’m going to do my five or 10 pages no matter what, and that I can always tear them up the following morning if I want. 28 more words


Quanto riso, quanta alegria....

Mais de mil palhaços no salão…..

Cantem comigo: arlequim está chorando pelo amor da Colombina, no meio do salão…”

Um pão de queijo para quem souber dizer o nome do compositor dessa música, uai!!!!! 456 more words

Lawrence Block: Ruhet in Frieden

Wieder ein blinder Fleck auf meiner persönlichen Krimi-Landkarte weniger: Lawrence Block ist leider im deutschsprachigen Raum in Vergessenheit geraten, obwohl er ein echter Vielschreiber ist. Seine Serie rund um den privaten Ermittler Matthew Scudder ist nur eine von mehreren. 426 more words


A Walk Among The Tombstones (***1/2): Deliberate, with a few surprises

A Walk Among The Tombstones – 2014

Writer and Director Scott Frank
Starring Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Boyd Holbrook, Sebastian Roché, Brian “Astro” Bradley, David Harbour, Adam David Thompson… 722 more words