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'The Twenty-Year Death' is told through 3 complete novels, each in the style of a different mystery master: Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler, & Jim Thompson. Ariel S. Winter tells you how he did it.
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Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.
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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.
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The Bestselling author of "Generation X" and "Girlfriend In A Coma" gives some simple advice picked up during his 25 years as a writer.
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'The Big Sleep,' by Raymond Chandler, is an overrated piece of shit. Here's why.
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A look at what's new and exciting in the month of August.