Oh, Marge, I have chills. I learned to write reading good book reviews in the NYT and the New Yorker by John Updike and others. Don’t get me started on Amazon reviews. I think I’ve written a piece slamming then, though thats me biting the hand that feeds me as I publish on Amazon.
But yes, some so-called crime writers have the insight of Freud, the Dalai Lama, and Mark Twain.