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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. Advertisements

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10 Reasons Why Columbo Is Still Such a Unique Show

After purchasing the Columbo box-set a few years ago, my liking for the show became an addiction. Every break I’d take from writing, I would sit down and watch an episode, sometimes even restarting the same disc as soon as it … Continue reading

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Elmore Leonard: The Story-Writing Process

It sounds easy when you put it like that, Elmore.

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Crime Fiction: The Truth About Police Investigation With Joe Giacalone

Joanna Penn regularly uploads stacks of useful information about writing onto her website, thecreativepenn.com. I’m rapidly making my way through all of her Youtube interviews, and I found this one, with ex-cop Joe Giacalone, especially interesting due to his first-hand accounts of American … Continue reading

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