Re: RARA-AVIS: Handbooks for writing Mysteries...Highsmith

Etienne Borgers (
Wed, 7 Apr 1999 00:32:45 -0700 (PDT) ---Etienne Borgers <> wrote:
> I definitely believe writers will give a better view
> about what writing is.
> But on the contrary, Patricia Highsmith published
> long ago a volume about "the writer and his work",
> that essay was a complete miss (sorry I do not find
> the exact title, as all my books are not around).

Apparently, new glasses become an urgent necessity!

Highsmith's essay was: 'Plotting and Writing Suspense
Fiction' (1966)
The text I have is based on a 1981 edition.

Maybe this helps.

Hard-Boiled Mysteries
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