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Festival of Books: Mystery writers who shift to literary fiction -- and back
Festival of Books: Mystery writers who shift to literary fiction -- and back

Here's some helpful writing advice from novelist Ivy Pochoda: "The most important thing is to write a book you want to read. It's odd how many people write books they think other people would like to read." On Sunday morning, Pochoda ("Visitation Street") joined Naomi Hirahara ("Grave on Grand Avenue") and T. Jefferson Parker ("Full Measure") for a panel moderated by Miles Corwin ("Midnight Alley") to talk about writing and publishing crime fiction. The three said they chose the genre because it proved the best vessel for their stories; and, in Parker's case, abandoned it when it no longer fit. FULL COVERAGE: FESTIVAL...

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