Re: RARA-AVIS: Special events for 2006?

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 25 Jan 2006

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>Sent: Jan 24, 2006 9:35 PM
>Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Special events for 2006?
>Terrill wrote:
>"I asked Mike [Connelly] about this a few days ago. His writing schedule
>is so backed up that he won't be able to join us - at least not this
>year. Maybe 2007...."
>No time to talk to us because he's to busy writing more of what we would
>like to talk to him about? He made the right choice. As much as I do
>like the authors' visits, I would definitely rather have the books if I
>have to choose.

He's so busy he had to stop answering questions on his own website (for the time being).

Speaking of Connelly, his website, and (from a few days ago) THE LONG GOODBYE, if you go to, click on PODCASTS and find the filmed promo for his latest book, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, you can get a look at Marlowe's apartment as it looks today. (Forgive me if I may have mentioned this some time last year - time is rendering all memories a smooth blur.)

>I'm about a third of the way through Earthquake Weather by some guy
>named Lankford. I'm enjoying it immensely. Of course, he'll probably
>never work in "this town" again.

Mark, you know you're only finished in Hollywood when you're dead - and even then it might not be over. Jim Thompson had a better career as a dead man than many of us have while breathing.

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