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The History of Crime Fiction

This is a great lecture on the history of crime fiction, with Peter Kemp examining the “whodunnit” format in particular and talking about the genre’s origins and developments throughout the years.

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Inspector Morse in Print and on TV

Inspector Morse writer Colin Dexter seems like a thoroughly nice chap, and delivers a personable and humorous talk in this video about various things, including the differences between writing novels and television.

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Alan Moore - Advice to Unpublished Authors.

The sound isn’t well recorded, but I still enjoyed listening to Alan Moore’s advice for unpublished writers.

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Writers' Confessions - David Benioff Discusses the Writing Process

An interview with David Benioff, one of the two Game of Thrones show-runners, about the differences between screenwriting and being a novelist. He brings up the satisfaction when you see your book in the shop/store for the first time, and it’s a shame that most indie authors will never know what this feels like. 165 more words

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PG Wodehouse on the BBC

It’s a shame that the complete interviews haven’t been uploaded, but it’s good to see anything of the great writer talking about his famous comic creations Jeeves and Wooster.

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The Birth of Miss Marple

This one features a rare recording of Agatha Christie talking about the introduction of Miss Marple and the idea of a meeting between both of her iconic sleuths.

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