Wiling away the Corona Quarantine one author ponders the path forward for marketing his content creation.
Jackson is possibly the squarest mark in Harlem. He’s been shacking up with a woman from down south named Imabelle, a painted lady with red nail polish, swishing hips, and breasts worth the effort. She introduced him to a couple of guys who have special paper that allows them to raise ten dollar bills to … Continue reading A Rage in Harlem
A discussion of Chester Himes, OG of black crime fiction, and his detective series set in Harlem.
Blackjack by Andrew Vachss. Cross is a mercenary. He works for the money. If you pay him he'll get the job done. But if the other side decides to pay him more he'll get that job done too. Thus his name, Cross. He rolls with a squad of misfits and extremists who he's collected over … Continue reading When Motivated Mercenaries Meet Mass Murder
I'm in the process of re-framing my writing. While most of my writing has an element of criminality about it, I have yet to come to a solid realization of crime writing. Most of my stories could be framed as crime novels, though not necessarily pulp or noir. There are the historical exceptions, but even … Continue reading Committing a Criminal Shift
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Vietnamese comic books are a relatively new industry. Their progress is intrinsically tied to the country's turbulent history.
Chris Hunter is an off-the-books fixer for Greater Dragon Asia, an international investment fund operating in Southeast Asia. When a young girl goes missing, he must fight to find and save her before she is forced into sexual slavery. The short story, "Human Traffic" is available as a free gift for signing up to my mailing … Continue reading Short Story “Human Traffic” Now Available for Free Download
When did the Bowie Knife come into existence? And what would have been its precursor in use in the southern US around 1800?
It finally happened, I got approval from Amazon.com to post my book Bloody Sunday for free on their site. It has already been up for free on Smashwords.com and Barnesandnoble.com and other sites, but not Amazon. But yesterday I received the email that said it was now listed for $0.00. Here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/Bloody-Sunday-Steven-Jacob-ebook/dp/B0794C1ZZ4