Tag Archives: mysteries

Donald Trump on Mystery Novels

Okay, everyone, so when I become President, I’m going to ban cozies. You know, those stories about Miss Marples or whatever her name is. I can never remember it, it’s too close to Maples, and while Marla and I had … Continue reading

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Cathy Astolfo on Developing Background for your Novel

And now with all that frenzied blog tour stuff over, I can get back to thinking about the business and craft of writing. My pal, mystery author Cathy Astolfo, joins me today to guest blog about the research we have to do … Continue reading

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The Giller Prize and Genre Fiction

Interesting interview with Elana Rabinovitch last year in the National Post (reproduced here in part) on the question of genre fiction: Q The list of eligible books on the Giller Prize website – those are put forward by the publishers? … Continue reading

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