Rule of Three

November 5, 2008 at 3:27 pm (Authors, Random Thoughts, Writing)


The rule of three is still at work.


Tony Hillerman

Studs Terkel

Michael Crichton





  1. L.A. Mitchell said,

    I know! It’s awful and sad. I developed a serious crush on one of my college professors listening to him dissect Studs Terkel.

  2. Robin said,

    I was shocked to see the news about Michael Crichton yesterday! I’m so sad. And Tony Hillerman has been one of my favorite authors for a very long time.

  3. Marilyn Brant said,

    I’ve been living under a rock, apparently. I just heard about Michael Crichton this morning…oh, sad.

  4. pamwritesromance said,

    L.A.–those brainy men are hot, aren’t they? 🙂

    Robin–I didn’t even know Crichton had cancer. I’m sad about all of them, but I think you can say they all lived big lives.

    Marilyn–He was good. My favorite movie of his is Jurassic Park, but for books I always return to Timeline. It just captured me for some reason.

  5. Kyle said,

    I’ve actually never heard of the first two, but I’ve definitely heard of MC… Awful, really awful. I hadn’t even heard rumors that he was sick! Not even so much as a whisper.


  6. Pam said,

    Kyle–I hadn’t heard about MC either. WIth his success, I’m choosing to think he led a good, full life with what he had. I just hate that rule of three.

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