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How the Decline of the Newspaper Business Harms Our Democracy and Has Forced My Crime Novel Hero Out of the Investigative Reporter Racket

Six years ago, when I took early retirement from my journalism career to write hard-boiled crime novels, I decided to make my protagonist a newspaper reporter instead of a cop or a private investigator. I had four good reasons. 1) … Continue reading

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Gregory McDonald, Creator of Fletch, Still Has Much to Teach Us About Reading and Writing

Gregory McDonald, author of the Fletch mystery novels, interviewed by Edgar Award-nominated author Bruce DeSilva Continue reading

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