Thirteen ways to remember the dead. Thirteen histories of a loving husband. Betty Peppercorn is burning her husband Frank today. Well, she’s burning her property. The corpse she was left with as a reward for loving somebody for better or worse. Frank exists only in her thoughts, anymore. To her knowledge, Frank had no friends.Continue reading “OUT NOW! The Thirteen Lives of Frank Peppercorn”
Phoebe Jeebies and The Man Who Annoyed Everybody by Ryan Bracha Tony is a horrible man, he really is. He’s one of ‘the enlightened’ – a group of oddballs who are paid by a nasty rich kid to annoy people. Not in any major way but just enough to entertain the kid. And he’s goodContinue reading “Recommended Reads: February 2017”
Over at the Amazons and Goodreads, Ryan Bracha says: ‘Paul Danger Brazill is a writer’s writer. Universally respected throughout the literary scene. He writes with a nostalgia that I haven’t seen anywhere else, and up to now I haven’t read a thing of his that, however short it may be, wasn’t magnificent. Kill Me Quick!Continue reading “Ryan Bracha Reviews Kill Me Quick!”
PDB: Can you pitch Phoebe Jeebies and The Man Who Annoyed Everybody in 25 words or less? Borderline sociopath struggles to differentiate between comedy and nastiness as he tries to impress a girl with how he came to irritate people for money. PDB: Which music, books, films, songs or television shows do you wish you had written?Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Ryan Bracha”
I asked a bunch of Brit Grit writers about their favourite Christmas book, film and song, and this is what they said: Martina Cole: Well my favourite Christmas book has to be John Updike and Edward Gorey’s ‘The Twelve Terrors of Christmas.’ Film has to be Lon Chaney as The Wolfman. I love old horrorsContinue reading “Have A Brit Grit Christmas!”
‘Rogue contains 22 exceptional stories.’ Check out the rest of the review here.
The ROGUE anthology is reviewed by Anthony Watson at DARK MUSINGS. Here’s what he has to say about my yarn: ‘There’s politics too – though in a subtle, tangential way and even some humour – though of the darkest variety. The latter is most evident in Paul D Brazill’s Route 66 and All That whichContinue reading “Route 66 And All That is Reviewed at Dark Musings”
Includes my yarn ‘Route 66 And All That.’ The blurb: ‘You find yourself on the wrong side of town. It’s late and your only option is to walk down a narrow pitch-black alley. Your heart is pounding. You’re sure that you can hear footsteps, but there’s no one in sight. The sound of soft feetContinue reading “Out Now! Near To The Knuckle presents Rogue: The second anthology”
My yarn A MAN OF SOPHISTICATED TASTES kicks off this innovative anthology edited by Ryan Bracha. The phenomenally talented writers involved in this innovative and ambitious project are: Paul D Brazill (Guns of Brixton, A Case of Noir) Gerard Brennan (Fireproof, Wee Rockets) Les Edgerton (The Bitch, The Rapist) Craig Furchtenicht (Dimebag Bandits, Night SpeedContinue reading “A Man Of Sophisticated Tastes in 12 Mad Men”
From the twisted mind of Ryan Bracha … TWELVE MAD MEN
Pop over to Ryan Bracha‘s gaff for my in depth interview with Jeremy Bracsman. It’s here!
Ryan Bracha has some great and gritty short fiction down Out Of The Gutter Online’s Brit Grit Alley. Here’s a taste: Work’s Murder By Ryan Bracha “Come on in, Barry mate,” he says as I stick my head, all turtle like, round his door. Mate. Fuck’s sake. This can only mean bad news. Donald’s usually a gradeContinue reading “New Fiction From Ryan Bracha Down Brit Grit Alley”
PDB: Can you pitch PAUL CARTER IS A DEAD MAN in 25 words or less? A motley team of rebels go to war with a violent law man, a despot prime minister and a hideously disfigured social network. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? Music wise, Jake Bugg hasContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Ryan Bracha”