B.R.Stateham's Blog (169)

Smitty has come calling

Here it is, the first collection of Smitty stories.  Ten short stories, two novellas.  All featuring the actions of the dark eyed, smoothly efficient hit-man, Smitty.

 

If you're looking for a good read, you've found it.…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on April 4, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

'There is No Johnny--Just Call Me Smitty'

I think I have written the best 'Smitty' short-story so far.  I decided to reboot the original 'Call Me Smitty,' the story that brought this dark eyed hit-man into existence.

 

Come over to my blog and check it out.  Tell me what you think.…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on March 6, 2012 at 2:44am — No Comments

A conversation with author/playwright C.E. Lawrence

On my blog today is a conversation with author/playwrigt C.E. Lawrence.  She's talking about her new novel, Silent Kills.  Come over and check it out.…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on March 3, 2012 at 6:07am — No Comments

In my blog today I interview literary agent, Chip MacGregor

In my blog today I interview a truly fascinating man; super lit agent Chip MacGregor.  Had to ask a few questions about the publishing world, both traditional and ebook, and hear his assessment on the health of the industry.

 

Come over and check it out.  I think  you'll find it interesting.  Find it…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on February 17, 2012 at 11:54pm — No Comments

For your reading entertainment . .

If you've never read one of my 'Smitty' stories, here's your chance.  Over in Aldo Calcagno's excellent Darkest Before The Dawn 'zine is my story, 'First Kill.'  A little history about Smitty goes a long way, kiddies.  Take a look.  Hope you like it.

http://www.darkestbeforedawn.net/?q=node/116

Added by B.R.Stateham on February 2, 2012 at 3:19am — No Comments

Call Me Smitty, First Kill

Number nine in the series. Call Me Smitty, First Kill is now available at most places where one can buy ebooks.

Three short stories featuring an assassin who has a very strong since of biblical-styled justice in him.

The cover is the new cover we'll be using…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on January 25, 2012 at 5:10am — No Comments

A free 'Smitty' story for your consideration

Over in my blog today is a freebie;  a 'Smitty' short story to read for your consideration.

For those of you who aren't familiar with Smitty, you'll find a hit-man of different qualities.  A dark soul with a streak of Justice in him.

You'll also find an experiment.  Short punches to the gut for emphasis…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on January 23, 2012 at 4:04am — No Comments

Looking for some talented artists to do your book cover?

Come over to my blog and meet Jesus and Javier Carmona.  Brothers who hail from Madrid, Spain.  They're not professionals . . . yet.  And that's good for you . . . you can hire their services for a VERY reasonable amount.

 

Check'em out here;…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on January 19, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments

Needs a review or two--maybe even a fan or two. Hey! It could happen!?

I'm not saying this is the greatest novel since Dick and Jane Spent the Night Together.  But it's pretty damn close.

 

For all you hard boiled police-procedural fans out there, you might discover a jewel in the rough with this one.  And while you're at it,…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on January 6, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Interviewing another friend of mine

Today in my blog I interview our own Matt Rees, the creator of the Omar Yussef novels.  Come over and take a look.  It's a great interview.

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/2011/12/another-friend-of-mine.html

Added by B.R.Stateham on December 4, 2011 at 4:49am — No Comments

An interview today with Vincent Zandri

Vincent Zandri graciously agreed to let me interview him.  Turns out to be be a fascinating discussion.  Come over to my blog and take a look for yourself.

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/2011/11/vincent-zandri-checks-in-for-few.html

Added by B.R.Stateham on November 27, 2011 at 3:23am — No Comments

Interviewing our own Jon Loomis

Had a GREAT interview with Jon Loomis; the author who writes about Detective Frank Coffin.  Come over to my blog and take a peek.  I think you'll find it interesting.

 

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/2011/11/one-of-best-out-there.html

Added by B.R.Stateham on November 22, 2011 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Call Me Smitty: Carnival, is now available.

 

Call Me Smitty: Carnival, number seven in the series featuring a hit man with eyes as black as a madman's soul, is now available through Amazon and other ebook stores.  Three short stories.  I highly recommend all three--but the second one called, 'Terrible'--is a really good…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on November 18, 2011 at 1:09am — No Comments

The New Edition of Pulp Metal Magazine is out

Check out the newest edition of Pulp Metal Magazine.  Several Crimespace writers are featured in it.  Including me.  Come over and check a story of mine entitled, 'Cracker.'

http://pulpmetalmagazine.wordpress.com/2011/11/12/cracker-by-b-r-stateham/

Added by B.R.Stateham on November 13, 2011 at 4:09am — 2 Comments

Another interview of a Brit writer.

In my blog today I interview another rising talent in the Brit crime scene.  Ian Ayris.  Come over and check it out.  And bookmark his name.  He's a good'un.

 

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/2011/11/another-british-bloke-book-meister.html

Added by B.R.Stateham on November 10, 2011 at 4:15am — No Comments

The War of the Sexes has Just Gone Nuclear

The war of the sexes has just gone nuclear.  Meet Marissa Hamm and Mike Bean.  Two cops, each having a personality that would make Attalia the Hun look like a snotty-nosed brat needing his dirty diaper changed.  Think of the evil doppelganger to a Nick and Nora Charles.  Or a neurotic male/female version of a Laurel and…

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Added by B.R.Stateham on November 4, 2011 at 1:26am — 2 Comments

On my blog today I interview our own I.J. Parker

I.J. was gracious enough to allow me to pummel her with six questions about writing, and about her writing her Sugawara Akitada series.  Interesting reading. Go check it out here: 

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/2011/11/historical-detective-master-ij-parker.html

Added by B.R.Stateham on November 2, 2011 at 2:23am — 2 Comments

An interview with Julia Madaleine

My blog today has an interview with an up-and-coming writer of psycho-noir, Julia Madaleine.  Thought you might be interested in scanning it.  Find it here.

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/

Added by B.R.Stateham on October 29, 2011 at 12:52am — No Comments

One character is 'discovered.' Another isn't. Why?

You write muliple characters.  One character is 'discovered.'  Others are not.  Why?  Some musing of this over on my blog.  If you're interested, go check it out.

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/

Added by B.R.Stateham on October 15, 2011 at 4:14am — No Comments

An interview with the always interesting Paul D. Brazill

In today's blog I had an interesting talk with Brit writer of dark noir, Paul D. Brazill.   Thought you'd be interested.  It's here:

http://noirtaketurner-frank.blogspot.com/

Added by B.R.Stateham on October 11, 2011 at 4:04am — No Comments

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