Charles A. Ray's Blog – December 2010 Archive (1)

I Write Pulp Fiction, And I'm Darned Proud Of It

I cut my teeth reading pulp fiction.  You know, the dime novels of the forties and fifties.  Now, the term pulp fiction is often used disparangly, but these were stories that kept you turning the page.  Who can ever forget Spillane's "I, the Jury" or the action stories by L. Ron Hubbard.  They might not be taught in college literature classes, but people read and enjoyed them.  When I started the Al Pennyback mystery series, I initially tried for a 'literary' feel, but it just didn't 'feel'…

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Added by Charles A. Ray on December 26, 2010 at 8:23am — No Comments

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