Let's Get Social

In Reference to Murder is a labor of love. It's also labor-intensive, and tips can help continue this blog survive. Or, if you prefer, consider buying an ebook.

Crime Lab Project


Our Mascot, Thumbster

« The 'Zine Scene | Main | Media Murder for Monday »

April 13, 2012


George kelley

Some critics complained because JDM "updated" some of these stories. I found the modifications to be minor. These are great stories!

BV Lawson

I can understand why he thought he should do it ("takes people out of the story"), but personally I don't mind at all. Of course, several decades later, they read as "historicals" anyway. :-)

Todd Mason

600 magazine appearances, I'd gather...and less than a hundred gathered in those collections. Hmmm...

BV Lawson

He said that he wasn't always 100% happy with his stories and novels; sometimes it was 20%, sometimes it was 80%. But when Martin Greenberg approached him for a collection (which turned into two), he thought he could find enough material. I wish I could be as prolific as John D, for sure.

The comments to this entry are closed.


  • You can subscribe to a FREE E-MAIL NEWSLETTER by BV Lawson containing news, tips, links, trivia, giveaways and more!