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Year End Review: A Conspiracy to Believe

Jan 02, 2011 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. As an novelist, the question I’m most often asked actually isn’t where I get my ideas (a shame, as I’ve got a peppy answer to that), but when I’m going to […]

Year End Review: Jess Walter and Thomas Mullen on Character, Crime, Class, and the Whole Genre Thing

Jan 01, 2011 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. Jess Walter writes about cops and feds, hapless realtors and laid-off journalists, poets and hit men. The protagonists of his three most recent novels are a mob informer living under Witness […]

Year End Review: Why Crime?

Dec 31, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. Why crime? This is the question most crime writers get asked more than any other. For a long while I couldn’t answer it. Honestly, I had no idea. To start with […]

Year End Review: Hey, Sinner Man, Where’d You Go?

Dec 30, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. You’ve probably heard the song. It’s a spiritual, and it starts out something like this: Hey sinner man, where you gonna run to? Hey sinner man, where you gonna run to? […]

Year End Review: Sinking the Titanic

Dec 29, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. Best interview question I’ve ever been asked: What’s the worst thing your parents think you’ve done? Not actually done, but that they think you’ve done. My answer: Heroin. I love doing […]

Year End Review: Thank You For Smoking

Dec 28, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

It has often been said by crime writers (this one included) that the community of mystery writers is uniquely clubbable, and, while there are one or two crime writers of whom I would use that word in the same way it is applied to baby seals, I think that, generally speaking, this description is true. […]

Year End Review: This Land is Noir Land

Dec 27, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

This week, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. I’ve always wanted to drive cross-country. Would have done it in college, except for two small things: (a) no car, and (b) no money. But now that I own a motor […]

Year End Review: How Much Ozarks Is In Me?

Dec 23, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

Over the next few days, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. Two hours before beginning this essay we had yet another encounter with residents of the meth house on the corner, our nearest neighbor to the west. The lead […]

Year End Review: Guns to Shape the Future

Dec 22, 2010 in Guest Posts, Year End Review

Over the next few days, we’ll be re-featuring our favorite posts by forthcoming Mulholland authors. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming starting in January 2011. The sensation, if you allow yourself experience it, is that of pressing your face up against the glass right at the rushing tip of the present as it […]