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Bill Williams Nick and Nora Charles were created by Dashiell Hammett for the novel The Thin Man. He is a retired private detective and she is wealthy and something…moreNick and Nora Charles were created by Dashiell Hammett for the novel The Thin Man. He is a retired private detective and she is wealthy and something of a thrill-seeker. Nora talks him into his old business from time to time. They have adventures in between cocktails.

Nick and Nora are known for casual drinking and witty banter. I'm a fan of both.(less)
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Television scratches the same creative itch.

I'm a member of a writing group called Clockwork Storybook. Someone, Bill Willingham if I remember correctly, came up with the concept of the IDEA BUCKET. As fast as we empty the bucket by getting the ideas out and onto the page, more come rushing in.

If all of that fails, just get that deck of cards John August created.

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Smokin' Hot Mess

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Young and Foolish

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This dark thriller takes one unexpected turn after another as the life of a novelist is dissected following the disappearance of his wife.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four is one of those grim little books that gets better with age. George Orwell predicted a population under constant surveillance and encouraged to HATE their enemies by propagandists. There was a line by Julia, one of the lead chara ...more
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The bite-sized economic insight into questions like 'Should gasoline cost more?' and 'Do professional athletes carry guns?' provides a window into the trivial.

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Warren Ellis finishes his re-making of the Wildstorm pocket of the DC continuity-scape and he ends it with fist fights and an explosion.

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Awesome world building with bits of cape horror.
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