Category Archives: On Promotion

What is “Appendix N” and why should you care?

In 1979 a company called Tactical Studies Rules published Dungeon Master’s Guide, which was the third hardcover book in their  extensive reworking of the Dungeons & Dragons game. The growth of the game’s popularity had been explosive, considering that the … Continue reading

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Put some Wolff in your stocking!

Mike Wolff is an author that I admire because he has a very delicate touch, as opposed to my own rather ham-fisted style. I reviewed Guiding Council Of Myths And Urban Legends  and while I haven’t gotten around to reviewing … Continue reading

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Frank settled down in the Valley, hung his wild years on a nail he drove through his wife’s forehead

“Some things are so small that you don’t notice them. Others are so big you run right into them before you know what they are.” –Samuel Delany, Einstein Intersection Imagine that you and a group of friends have been in … Continue reading

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Have You Any Dreams You’d Like To Sell?

I am just shy of 20,000 words on my current project, Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts. It is set in a new world, not related to The Book Of Lost Doors.  I would categorize it as a Noir Fantasy.  My … Continue reading

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Some Notes Towards A Pulp Revival Manifesto

In yesterday’s post I wrote about the Pulp Revival, and I–rather off the top of my head–listed a handful of characteristics of what I consider the Pulp Revival Aesthetic.  I would like to discuss that list in more detail today. … Continue reading

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But he also was a baritone who sang while hanging clothes

There is a question that I have probably spent far more time pondering than I should. Am I Pulp Revival writer?  On the one hand, I can point to “A Hill Of Stars”, which is very much a Pulp Revival … Continue reading

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What Is “The Book Of Lost Doors”?

The Book Of Lost Doors is the collective name for my series of four novels, Catskinner’s Book, Cannibal Hearts, The Worms Of Heaven, and Gingerbread Wolves.              The four books tell the story of James and … Continue reading

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