Category Archives: Pulp Literature

Special on Pulp Literature Issue 16 till Hallowe’en

The Autumn issue of Pulp Literature is spectacularly spooky this year.  It contains no fewer than two ghosts and one ghost town, three very different end-of-life experiences, ghouls in coffee shops, unidentified monsters in the subway, and of course, the latest … Continue reading

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Come and say hello at the SiWC Author Signing!

I’ll be signing copies of Allaigna’s Song: Overture (as well as Pulp Literature issue) at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference Author Signing, this Saturday, October 21st, from 5:30 – 7:00pm. The event is free to attend, and you can meet … Continue reading

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Next Allaigna Instalment Out Soon

Verses 6 & 7 of Allaigna’s Song: Aria will be release soon in Pulp Literature Issue 16, Autumn 2017.  Here’s a snippet … Verse 6: The Bard’s Bail The sun was unseasonably bright and cheerful, I thought, given my mood. … Continue reading

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Tonight’s the Night: Allaigna’s Song Launches!

It’s been a long time coming … I started writing Allaigna’s Song: Overture (well, just Allaigna really, because I didn’t have a title and I didn’t know there were going to be three books) over a decade ago.  It went through about … Continue reading

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Meet Brenda Carre’s ‘Gret’ in Pulp Literature 15

I’m delighted that Allaigna’s Song will be sharing centre stage with Pulp Literature Issue 15 at the Summer Launch on July 10th.  Not just because of S Ross Browne’s stunning cover painting The Huntress.  (Though I confess I might be jealous if Melissa … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal!

I know, I know, I’ve neglected this blog for months.  What can I say? I’ve been busy!  But this is pretty exciting … the beautiful cover for Allaigna’s Song: Overture painted by Melissa Mary Duncan with layout and font design by Kris Sayer.  I … Continue reading

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Brothers, Sisters, and Lullabies

With the Something Novel campaign in full swing, I thought maybe now would be a good time to share the first chapter of Allaigna’s Song: Overture for those who haven’t had a glimpse yet … Allaigna’s Song: Overture JM Landels … Continue reading

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Stella Ryman, a sleuth for all ages

Have I mentioned how much I love Mel Anastasiou’s Stella Ryman and the Fairmount Manor Mysteries? Of course, I may be biased.  I was there when Stella was born, in Mel’s beautiful house on Bowen Island, overlooking the water, with … 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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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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