Category Archives: Noir

Excerpt from Dirty Old Town: A Shane Cleary Mystery

Bait The phone rang. Not that I heard it at first, but Delilah, who was lying next to me, kicked me in the ribs. Good thing she did because a call, no matter what the hour, meant business, and my … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: Not a Diversity Panel

Bouchercon 2019. Not a Diversity Panel. Friday, 1 November, 11AM in Reunion G-H. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by me, Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos are from the web. Some photos include Squeak, my … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: More Real Than the Housewives: Unlikeable Women Panel

Bouchercon 2019. More Real Than the Housewives: Unlikeable Women Panel. Friday, 1 November, 4PM in Reunion G-H.Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos: John Thomas Bychowski, unless otherwise stated. Panelists: … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: Evolution of the Noir Genre

Bouchercon. Conversation about the Evolution of the Noir Genre Panel, 1 November 2019, 1PM in Landmark C in Dallas Hyatt Regency. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Panelists: Moderator, Eryk Pruitt … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: Anthony Award Panel for Best Original Paperback

Bouchercon Panel for Anthony Award Best Original Paperback on Friday, 1 November 2019 at the Dallas, Texas Hyatt Regency Reunion G-H, at 2:30PM. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Back … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Company Files 2: The Naming Game

The Writers’ Pool was the pinnacle, the latest in office design. The desks were arranged according to status. Junior writers worked on black Remington’s Noiseless Model Sevens in the back of the room. Proofreaders used large desks for the continuous … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Company Files 2: The Naming Game

At seven minutes past the hour while reviewing the classified documents at his desk, one of the two colored phones, the beige one, rang. He placed the receiver next to his ear, closed the folder, and waited for the caller’s … Continue reading

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