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A Conversation with Pete Hamill and Carl Hiaasen: Part I

May 05, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

In our ongoing celebration of the publication of Tabloid City , we recorded a conversation between old friends Pete Hamill and Carl Hiaasen. With one of the major plotlines of Tabloid City relating to a terrorist event in New York City, and Pete and Carl speaking on the morning after the news of Osama Bin […]

A Conversation with Pete Hamill and Pete Dexter: Part II

May 03, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

This week, we celebrate the publication of Pete Hamill’s Tabloid City (Little, Brown and Company). If you missed Part I of this conversation between Pete Hamill and Pete Dexter, read it first. Early reviews for Tabloid City are pouring in. The New York Times calls it a “bedazzling…vivid, nonstop, time-stamped romp,” The Daily News calls […]

A Conversation with Pete Hamill and Pete Dexter: Part I

May 02, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

This week, we celebrate the publication of Pete Hamill’s Tabloid City (Little, Brown and Company). Tabloid City is a thriller about a crime, the demise of a newspaper and extremist behavior, all set in a night and a day and a night in New York City. We kick off the week with Part I of […]

Daniel Woodrell on Writing: Video

Apr 29, 2011 in Books, Mulholland Authors, Writing

To conclude our ongoing celebration of the publication of The Bayou Trilogy, we have three never-before-seen videos of our panel in San Francisco. We’ve pulled out for you Daniel Woodrell’s commentary on the making of Winter’s Bone, on life in the Ozarks and how his family history has influenced his writing. Woodrell on his role […]

A Conversation with Daniel Woodrell

Apr 27, 2011 in Books, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Daniel Woodrell and I met about four or five years ago at the LA Times Festival of Books and I proceeded to act like a total gushing fanboy. My only consolation was that I got to witness several other writers, some quite prominent, do their own fanboy or fangirl meltdowns. That the man didn’t run […]

Casting Light On Shade: A Conversation with Daniel Woodrell, Part II

Apr 26, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Mulholland News, Writing

This week, we celebrate the release of The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell. Here, we have the continuation of the conversation with award-winning journalist, editor and fiction writer Craig McDonald. Start with Part I if you missed yesterday’s post. Note: this interview was conducted in 2006. I’ve never seen much put out there regarding your […]

Casting Light On Shade: A Conversation with Daniel Woodrell

Apr 25, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Mulholland News, Writing

This week, we celebrate the release of The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell. Daniel Woodrell grew up in the Ozarks, far from any literary scene. The high school dropout lived a kind of gypsy existence for many years, drifting around the country and settling here and there for a year or two before moving on […]

A Conversation with Alafair Burke

Apr 13, 2011 in Books, Fiction, Guest Posts, Writing

Alafair Burke is a lawyer-turned novelist and the creator of two of the most memorable female crime fighters on the scene today: NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher and Portland Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid. Jen Forbus is a tastemaker in the crime fiction community and the force behind Jen’s Book Thoughts. Here, they discuss writing great […]

A Conversation with Michael Connelly

Apr 05, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

Michael Connelly’s new legal thriller starring Mikey Haller, The Fifth Witness, hits bookstores today. Here, Connelly discusses the perils of writing about a defense attorney, the source of his courtroom knowledge and the connection between Mikey and Matthew McConaughey. Question: Michael, in The Fifth Witness, we learn that times have been tough for criminal defense […]

The Invisible Hero: A Conversation between Zo&#235 Ferraris and David Corbett

Apr 04, 2011 in Books, Uncategorized, Writing

David Corbett is a former private investigator the acclaimed author of four novels, including the most recent Do They Know I’m Running?. Zoë Ferraris is the award-winning author of Finding Nouf and City of Veils. Here, they discuss how fiction can break down cultural stereotypes, making “strangers” recognizable and the role of the hero in […]