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The Tea and Muffins School of Writing

IF: Would you say there are any basic differences between the English and the American thriller? RC: Oh yes. An American thriller is much faster paced. IF: We’ve got into a rather ‘tea and muffins’ school of writing here, I think. Policemen are much too nice and always drinking cups of tea, and inspectors puff […]

Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

Hunter S. Thompson makes me want to be a journalist. As with some other larger-than-life writers, I’m not sure where the legend ends and he begins, but since I’m interested in his writing and not his person, it doesn’t much matter. His love for language and his discipline are especially inspiring. I read somewhere, while […]