Things telly can do that books can’t

Well, lots of things obviously. But the biggest difference between the screen and the page is this: with the first the media is the king, and with the second the reader rules.Television (and films and the stage) are narratives that…

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Breaking the fourth wall

One of the things I’ve gathered from The Killing books is that novelists have something to learn from television drama. A few things not  to do, and perhaps I’ll write more about that another day. But a few techniques worth thinking…

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