Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Not to Cut Your Horse

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in March 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Green Spur, or first rank of the Mounted Combat program. The Eight Cuts, Contorted for the Saddle … Continue reading

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Pulp Literature: Something Novel

Yes, the rumours are true:  Pulp Lit is branching into novel publishing, and the first buds of this offshoot will be Mel Anastasiou‘s Stella Ryman and the Fairmount Manor Mysteries and my own Allaigna’s Song: Overture. This has been a … Continue reading

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Mounted Mechanics

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in March 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Green Spur, or first rank of the Mounted Combat program. Last week we took a brief tour … Continue reading

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Getting Your Feet Wet

On Tuesday November 8th I’ll be giving a talk at the Royal City Literary Arts Society entitled ‘Getting Your Feet Wet‘.  It’s about submitting to literary journals and magazines as stepping stone in your writing career, but really, what does … Continue reading

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The Mounted Arsenal

This post was originally published on Academie Duello‘s blog in March 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Green Spur, or first rank of the Mounted Combat program. Swordplay Knowledge: mounted weaponry Aside from knowing … Continue reading

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Death Throes of Dinosaurs

What we are witnessing in America, and around the world really, is the noisy death throes of sexist, racist, and homophobic culture.   The world as a whole is not as bad as it was 100, 50, or even 20 … Continue reading

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Masquerade

Regular readers of Pulp Literature will notice, as issue 12 starts arriving in their mailboxes, that there is not an excerpt of Allaigna’s Song within.  Instead you’ll find a short story, ‘Masquerade’. It’s the first story I wrote using Dale … Continue reading

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Sword Words

This post was originally published on Academie Duello‘s blog in March 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Green Spur, or first rank of the Mounted Combat program. Swordplay Knowledge In the Horsemanship portion of … Continue reading

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