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Writer to Writer (Author Interviews): Stuart Kaminsky: The State of the Mystery

FCCJ series of full length video interviews on the topic of writing
Author Stuart Kaminsky
Title The State of the Mystery
Interviewer Gerri Turbo
Producer Kathleen Clower
Director Mark Basse

Copyright 1996 Florida Community College at Jacksonville


Dr. Stuart Kaminsky, author of the Tobey Peters and Inspector Rostnikov series, discusses and compares the main characters of the many mystery series he writes. He asserts that imagination is essential for writers who are writing about subjects or situations outside of their own experiences and that a writer must balance imagination with research.

Episode # 21 (96?)


Mystery Writer


Kaminsky, S. (1996). Interviewed by Gerri Turbo [Video Recording]. The State of Mystery, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 28 minutes