Tag Archives: dennis lehane

The Chicken or the Egg? Character or Plot?

James Hayman:  As I start my fourth novel, tentatively titled The Crossing, I’ve been thinking a lot more about the importance of McCabe’s character to the flow of the story.  About how everything he does is driven by his sense … Continue reading

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The Cozy Covenant

Hi. Barb here. I wrote a few weeks ago about beginning a new book. But now my synopsis has been approved. Time to get writing. I’ve written before about how first drafts are the hardest part of writing for me. … Continue reading

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Who’d Have Your Back?

John Clark here for what I hope will be a fun group post. Back in the mists of antiquity, when Little Egypt was a mere slip of a girl and bikinis had yet to be invented (well at least ten years … Continue reading

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Research: How Much is Too Much?

Vicki Doudera here, happy to have watched an episode of WCSH TV’s 207 a few nights ago that featured author Dennis Lehane.  I like Lehane’s writing, and I enjoyed meeting him back at New England Crime Bake a few years … Continue reading

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