Undisclosed Location

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

I’m writing from an undisclosed location, in the midst of a secret mission. Most of the assignment involves writing copiously every day, but I must also infiltrate fine…

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Reruns

Friday, August 4, 2017

I found myself scrolling around through some of my previous posts on heroic fiction, pulps, and sword-and-sorcery this last week and decided that rather than draft something new…

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Adventure!

Monday, July 24, 2017

I wanted to share a treasure unique to my work space. To the left is a frame of three Adventure magazine covers. A few of you may know that…

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Novel Writing and Pulp

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hocking sent me a link to a site the other day that might be of interest to a lot of my regular visitors — although as I live…

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Gardner Fox Swashbucklers

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Back in 2015 I was pretty thrilled by Gardner Fox’s old historical The Borgia Blade. You can find that review here. I was quite pleased by that one,…

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Last Stop for Ki-Gor

Monday, December 5, 2016

Over the last few days I finally finished the last unread Ki-Gor novella in my possession, Slave-Caverns of Molundu, and after setting it down I think I’m done reading…

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Return to the Jungle, Ki-Gor Style

Monday, November 28, 2016

If your to-be-read pile is anything like mine, sometimes stuff leaps ahead for no good reason. For instance, I have a score of books I’ve actually been looking…

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Rapiers Ride!

Friday, August 12, 2016

I’d intended to tell you about a nifty new sword-and-sorcery novel I read last week, but I’m away from home and short on time today and won’t be…

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Bretwalda and Other Adventures

Monday, August 8, 2016

For the first time in the last half dozen years I missed GenCon. Between the excellence of the Writer’s Symposium — which is growing at a phenomenal rate…

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Elkins Again or At Last

Monday, July 18, 2016

As I was logging on to the interwebs this morning I received four notifications of new posts on the ‘ol web site. Traffic here hasn’t been as heavy…

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