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Breaking It All Down

Fan of SF, Fantasy and Manga.

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The Cornelius Chronicles
Michael Moorcock, Stanislaw Fernandes, Malcolm Dean

On Writing

On Writing - Stephen King I listened to this as an audiobook and enjoyed it immensely, and learned some useful information. I do feel that King's advice about plotting (and avoiding it) is not applicable in any way to writing good mystery novels. At best that leads to forgetting threads of the narrative (like the lost murdered chaffeur in "The Big Sleep" and at worst that leads to the wholesale cheating that mars much of Agatha Christie's work.