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Thursday, 14 July 2011

HOW I CAME TO WRITE THIS BOOK

 Check out Pattinase for another article in the series, How I wrote this book. This particular post is from a certain Jack Martin and a little book called, The Ballad of Delta Rose.


"I’d been reading a lot of hardboiled writers and I was conscious that my own writing style was going in that direction. I like the minimalist style of writing, because when it’s done well it’s tremendously effective at creating mood. And the question of whether a western, my genre of choice, can be noir is an interesting one. I think the answer is a resounding, “YES”. The western is a genre flexible enough to be anything you want it to be."
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