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On Writing: Pulp Fiction or Literary Fiction?

I cranked out three 60,000+ word novels in the space of 10 months. I started writing Relic in mid-June of 2014 and published it in early November (the 9th). 375 more words

On Writing

Classic Pulp

Great old pulp cover from the late 1940’s.  Are they floating inside a nebula, or swimming under an alien sea?  He’s got his jet pack running!

Science Fiction

Men's mags: 'Weasels ripped my flesh!"

I’ve got a long-standing appreciation of men’s magazines. I’m not talking about Playboy and such, but those men’s magazines from the 1950s – before my time – and 1960s – barely my time – that featured outlandish stories about men and women in dangerous or war-torn settings and featured even more outlandish covers. 114 more words


#tbt - Pulp Fiction: The Spider

Originally this was supposed to be a simple #tbt focus on a specific book but really, it wound up being kind of a love note to the pulps. 607 more words

Comic Book History


In 1919 the Allied Powers compelled the German Empire to sign the Treaty of Versailles, thus ending the Great War. The treaty itself is legendary for being a tool for harshly punishing Germany by placing heavy burdens on the defeated nation. 1,393 more words