Saturday, March 10, 2007

The Poetry of Crime Fiction

This is instructive: Killer Year member Derek Nikitas blogs about Walter Mosley's (seemingly) outrageous claim that "eighty-percent of fiction is poetry." And then picks apart mystery greats like James Ellroy and Elmore Leonard (among others) to discover the truth of the matter. (Great. Now I have to rethink how I write.)
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at Watch the trailer on YouTube.