RE: RARA-AVIS: Introduction

From: Maddy Van (
Date: 21 Aug 2004

Whew, that's a stereotype that needs updating! This middle-aged female reader only reads hardboiled and noir. And many of the members of a Yahoo group that I moderate are right there with me. We're not sitting around crocheting and gossiping over tea. We're kicking butt in the workplace and networking over martinis.
-----My sense is that he's right. I think it is easier for a new writer to break in with a cozy that St. Martin's might pick up and publish in hardcover for libraries where a predominantly middle-aged female readership hangs out.

Tim Wohlforth

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