Tag Archives: Agatha Christie

Caution: Writer at Play

It is that time of year again. People who really should know better hunt up the local author and insist on inviting her to some sort of soiree. Of course you can spare the time. All work, you know. Oh, … Continue reading

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Botching the Detectives

The problem with writing mystery stories is we’ve all read so many of them we think we’re experts. Unfortunately, that can make for lazy writing, recycling old ideas, and for assuming ‘facts not in evidence’ as they would say in … Continue reading

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