Bibliography of the Thornley Colton stories

Continued from last week’s post on Clinton H. Stagg who the creator of the first blind detective, Thornley Colton.All eight Thornley Colton stories were published in People’s magazine, Street and Smith’s companion to The Popular Magazine , from February 1913 to October 1913. One story per issue except for August 1913. People’s is one of… Continue reading Bibliography of the Thornley Colton stories

O’Henry award winning stories – One Head, Well Done by John D. Swain

Another in the series of posts on O’Henry award winning stories from pulp magazines. This is the one that started me thinking about doing the series. John D. Swain’s One Head, Well Done in the , November 1, 1930 issue of Top-Notch Magazine won the O’Henry award in 1931. It was a lucky win, since… Continue reading O’Henry award winning stories – One Head, Well Done by John D. Swain

O’Henry award winning stories – Home is the Sailor by Bill Adams

[I recently read a story from Top-Notch magazine, John D. Swain’s “One head, well done”in a short story collection of O’Henry prize winning stories from 1931. I decided to take a look at all the stories i had in my collection that had won this prize.] This story was published in Blue Book magazine, February 1928.… Continue reading O’Henry award winning stories – Home is the Sailor by Bill Adams

Blog with world war 1 stories scans

“Field Punishment No.1” is a blog that gather togethers some research on Canada’s war literature. The author is a book collector that became curious about these writers and wanted to know more about them than was contained in their brief bios in the Canadian Encyclopedia and literary guides (where those existed at all) –so he… Continue reading Blog with world war 1 stories scans

From Murania Press comes The Island, sequel to Barehanded Castaways by J. Allan Dunn

I enjoyed the original novel, which was a very realistic Robinson Crusoe kind of adventure, first published in Adventure magazine. The novel was written by J. Allan Dunn in response to a challenge from Adventure’s editor to write a realistic shipwreck novel of survival, with no “convenient coconuts or self sacrificing fish“ http://muraniapress.com/classic-pulp-reprints/now-available-the-island/ The sequel promises… Continue reading From Murania Press comes The Island, sequel to Barehanded Castaways by J. Allan Dunn