Friends, I’m over on Bookshop Talk today, where I’m gabbing about DIME NOVELS! Head on over there to learn more about the pulp fiction of the American frontier.
Read Part I here. (This book was first published in dime novel form in 1860. The version I read was found in a Bedford Cultural Edition anthology, entitled READING THE WEST: AN ANTHOLOGY OF DIME WESTERNS, edited by Bill Brown, 1997.) (From the introduction) Though the historical setting of the novel is vague, its events… More Book Review: Favorite Dime Novels (Part II): MALAESKA; THE INDIAN WIFE OF THE WHITE HUNTER, by Mrs. Ann S. Stephens
I get great ideas when I’m writing. Unfortunately, I don’t get great ideas about the book I’m in the process of laboring to produce; I get ideas about new books. Exciting, but frustrating at the same time. The little whiner in me wants to give up on the hard, hard work of really writing a… More Book Reviews: Favorite Dime Novels (Part 1)