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Peter S. Fischer

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Peter S. Fischer is a prolific writer producer with over 25 years of experience in network television. Among
his many credits is "Murder, She Wrote" which he co-created with the well-known television team of Richard
Levinson and William Link. He also served as Executive Producer for the first seven years and contributed
over 50 scripts. As producer he was the winner of two Golden Globes from the Hollywood Foreign Press
Association for Best Television Drama and also received an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America.
In 2011, Mr. Fischer released book one of "The Hollywood Murder Mysteries", "Jezebel in Blue
Satin". The series continues in book two, "We Don't Need no Stinking Badges".
A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, he is the father...more


Why am I Writing again?
Written by Peter S. Fischer

After nearly three decades of surviving in the television business as a writer
and a producer, I exited stage right in search of a serene life style as I made
my way toward eternity. Serene turned out to be an inappropriate description.
Doldrums is far more accurate so three years ago I dusted off my manual
typewriter (literally) and with some trep... Read more of this blog post »
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