In the age of self-publishing when anyone can be a writer and the gatekeepers no longer matter, the question of whether or not publishers are still necessary is often raised. Tommy Hancock, editor-in-chief of Pro Se Productions, returns to the Exploding Typewriter to discuss these very topics. Listen to Tommy as he explains what Pro Se offers its authors, how …Read more »
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“Find one genre and stick to it.” That’s one piece of advice that aspiring authors hear all the time. There’s a school of thought that writing in multiple genres can be somewhat confusing to your readers and make it more difficult for you to build a fanbase. In this interview, I spoke with Aaron Smith, who is a genre-hopping author, …Read more »
C.E. Martin, the author of the Stone Soldiers series of books, comes onto the show. C.E. describes his books as a cross between men’s adventure and young adult, but what exactly is men’s adventure? That’s what he and Perry try to get to the bottom of in this episode. Join in as C.E. shares some of his thoughts about the differences and similarities between pulp …Read more »
Perry welcomes back Ron Fortier to discuss the role of public domain characters in New Pulp! As the Captain of Airship 27, Ron Fortier is not only one of the leading New Pulp publishers, but also one of the leading publishers of public domain characters, telling new stories with abandoned characters, such as Captain Hazzard, Jim Anthony, the Black Bat, …Read more »
What’s the difference between writing a pulp story and writing any other story? What is that somewhat ambiguous “pulp mindset”? To answer that question, this week, Perry Constantine invites one of the top writers in New Pulp, a man who does so much work that he has an entire imprint dedicated just to his characters—the award-winning creator of such classic New …Read more »
What is pulp fiction? What is New Pulp? These are some of the first questions asked by those who have just arrived to this topic. And for the inaugural episode of the Exploding Typewriter, host Perry Constantine invites Tommy Hancock, publisher of Pro Se Productions, one of the leading New Pulp publishers, and the man who coined the New Pulp …Read more »
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