Category Archives: Pulp Literature

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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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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Pet projects

One of the rewards offered in Pulp Literature‘s recent Kickstarter campaign was pet sketches.  These were challenging but fun.  The challenge with the pug puppy was how contrasty he is.  He’s a creamy white with very dark markings around his … Continue reading

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‘The Wolf’ due out soon!

Whew, it’s been a while since I updated this blog!  However that’s nothing compared to the time span between the days when I used to cartoon on a daily basis and sitting down to draw and ink an eight page … Continue reading

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