Inside The Creative Mind: An Interview With Psychotherapist, Screenwriter, and Novelist Dennis Palumbo

DPalumboWe talk to Dennis Palumbo about psychological trauma, the psychological effects of violence, writers’ block, and more.

Formerly a Hollywood screenwriter (My Favorite Year; Welcome Back, Kotter, etc.), Dennis Palumbo is now a licensed psychotherapist and author of Writing From the Inside Out (John Wiley). His work helping writers has been profiled in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, GQ and other publications, as well as on CNN, NPR and PBS. He also blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

His mystery fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery MagazineThe Strand and elsewhere, and is collected in From Crime to Crime (Tallfellow Press). His acclaimed series of crime novels (Mirror Image, Fever Dream, Night Terrors and Phantom Limb) feature psychologist Daniel Rinaldi, a trauma expert who consults with the Pittsburgh Police.  All are from Poisoned Pen Press.

For more info, please visit www.dennispalumbo.com

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LINKS:

Website: http://dennispalumbo.com

YOU SEE DEAD PEOPLE? BIG DEAL. JOIN THE CLUB: http://dennispalumbo.com/articles-dennis-palumbo/you-see-dead-people/

Taking The Mystery Out Of Writing Mysteries: http://dennispalumbo.com/take-the-mystery-out-of-writing/

Is Your Psycho Killer Just . . . Psycho?: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-palumbo/writing-tips-for-mystery-books_b_1450589.html

From Spec Script to the Big Screen—It Can Happen To You!: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-palumbo/from-spec-script-to-the-b_b_4881332.html

Who (And What) Defines Normal?: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-palumbo/definition-of-normal_b_1149362.html

Hollywood On The Couch: Going the Distance: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-palumbo/hollywood-on-the-couch-go_b_779917.html

Through A Glass Darkly: Crime Fiction as a Window on American Culture: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-palumbo/through-a-glass-darkly-cr_b_494065.html

BOOKS:

NIGHT TERRORS:

http://www.poisonedpenpress.com/night-terrors/

http://www.amazon.com/Night-Terrors-Daniel-Rinaldi-Mystery/dp/1464201315

PHANTOM LIMB:

http://www.poisonedpenpress.com/phantom-limb/

http://www.amazon.com/Phantom-Limb-Daniel-Rinaldi-Mystery/dp/1464202567

 

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