She would be the one to know!!
--- On Tue, 3/3/09, jacquesdebierue <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: jacquesdebierue <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: how to write noir
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 1:29 PM
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Don Lee
> <donthepoet@...> wrote:
> > Has anyone written a really good piece/book/etc. on
> how to write
> noir? I have been a how-to-write-X junkie my whole life and
> am trying
> to think of anything specifically like that. I guess
> Chandler's famous
> essay would count, "down these mean streets"
> etc., though I seem to
> remember that's more about the P.I. tale than noir per
> > Just curious for feedback.
> Patricia Highsmith wrote a short handbook, but I don't
> recall if it
> was general advice about writing or specific to noir.
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