Take It and Like It! 5 Life Lessons Learned from Hardboiled, Tough-Guy Detectives.
Most lessons learned from hard-boiled detective novels are fast, ugly, and taught at the wrong end of a gun barrel. The classroom is often a filthy, dark alley and the instructors can be a beautiful femme fatale or the misplaced trust you put in a lying client. There can be a steep learning curve in the hard-boiled tough guy business, but some lessons CAN be learned and walked away from.
|Steven Gomez is a pulp writer in the best (or worst) tradition. He lives in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California with his lovely wife and two mischievous dogs. He spends time as a wine educator (really), a blogger at TheNoirFactory.com, and wasting time on Facebook. You can get your FREE copy of his Knockout Noir Novella THE STANDING EIGHT here!|
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