The Machines: Remington Portable

Nothing makes me think of a pulp author slaving away at a new story than an antique typewriter and no typewriter accomplishes this feat more than the Remington Portable. The first truly portable four bank machine introduced in 1920, it was a resounding success with no competition until Royal and Underwood introduced similar models in…

Influences: H.P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) was born in Providence, Rhode Island.  Largely ignored over the course of his life outside the world of the pulps; he has become one of the most influential authors of the early twentieth century…whether you know it or not.  Lack of self-confidence, poor ability for self-promotion and mixed support from fans…

PREVIEW – Nighthawks, Chapter One

While I spend the next few days editing the proof of the entire novel, I thought I would post the first chapter in its entirety. Feedback and suggestions are welcomed…