Archive for January, 2007

Wet With Light

January 30th, 2007

Bangkok — Every time I land in Bangkok, it’s like coming home. To a somewhat dreamlike home, where an occasional door might lead to a blank wall and some of the furniture might be glued to the ceiling, but home nonetheless. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 6:55 PM

Detail Patrol

January 15th, 2007

Bangkok — I’m currently working on the “copy edit” for A Nail Through the Heart, and it’s a humbling experience.

If you’ve never been through the publication process, it goes something like this: Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 7:09 PM

Writing, Asian Style

January 9th, 2007

Phnom Penh — Why do I prefer to write in Asia?

Well, first, of course, my books are set in Asia. It’s much easier to bring that setting to life when I’m surrounded by it. The key, for me, to making a setting real is in the details. It’s not enough to say it’s hot. There’s a specific kind of Southeast Asian heat, and I experience it differently than I do, say, the heat in the American South. The heat affects the pace of life here, the way people plan their day, the way they dress, even the way they walk. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 11:21 AM

 

 
 

 

 
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