Synopsis: In this very special episode of COVERED, Harry sits down (in person!) with legendary crime and mystery writer, Lawrence Block, to discuss Block’s updated edition of his invaluable writing handbook Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print to Pixel. They also talk about self-publishing, holding onto authorial rights, and the self-discovery that occurs when one writes a novel.

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Duration: 31:25:00

Present: Harry C. Marks, Lawrence Block

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Writing Books:

Matt Scudder Novels:

Bernie Rhodenbarr Mysteries:

Hard Case Crime:

Novellas & Anthologies:

  • Resume Speed (Not available yet, but more information on the novella can be found at that link.)
  • In Sunlight or in Shadow (Not available yet, but more information on the anthology can be found at that link.)

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