RARA-AVIS: How Ross MacDonald wrote

From: Bludis Jack ( buildsnburns@yahoo.com)
Date: 03 Dec 2004

I'm not sure where I picked this up, but somewhere I read that RMcD wrote a hundred page backstory for each of his novels before he began the novel itself.

To the best of my recollection, he wrote the family bacground before he began writing the present-day situation.

Jack Bludis

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