Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts

PDB: What’s going on? Other than signs of the apocalypse flaring up in the headlines every day? I’m out there hitting the circuit, promoting my new novel American Static. PDB: Do you listen to music when you work? Fuck no! I can’t do it. I think perhaps I could when I was younger, but theseContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts”

Short, Sharp Interview: Todd Morr

PDB: What’s going on now?  Just recently moved from Southern California to Central California.  So I’ve been adjusting to life here on the central coast. PDB: How did you research this book? Well, most of it takes place in my old hometown of Oceanside, so I knew the locations.  I read up on weapons I’veContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Todd Morr”

Short, Sharp Interview: Patrick Shawn Bagley

PDB: What’s going on now? PSB: I’m writing a horror novel and finishing up two short stories in the same genre. Though I plan to keep writing noir fiction, my roots lie in horror and dark fantasy. I’m also beating into a shape a manuscript for a collection of my crime short stories. PDB: HowContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Patrick Shawn Bagley”

Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts

PDB: Can you pitch your latest book in 25 words or less? HUSTLE: Two drug-addicted gay hustlers scheme to extort an elderly client, but the old man turns out to be a criminal defense attorney who is already being blackmailed by someone much more sinister. How’s that? PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floatedContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts”

Short, Sharp Interview: Josh Stallings

PDB: Can you pitch ALL THE WILD CHILDREN in 25 words or less? Crime, glitter-rock, sex, drugs, parenting, guns, summer of love, 1970’s, 50 years, one mad life writ large.  Noir memoir.  Introduction by best mate Tad Williams. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? Music: As always TheContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Josh Stallings”

Short, Sharp Interview: Eric Beetner.

PDB: Can you pitch The Devil Doesn’t Want Me in 25 words or less? The Devil Doesn’t Want Me: An aging hit man goes on the run with an unexpected guest after he decides he doesn’t want to kill anymore. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? I’m mad IContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Eric Beetner.”

Short, Sharp Interview: Heath Lowrance

The blurb: Heath Lowrance’s City of Heretics is a crime novel about an aging con named Crowe, just out of prison and back in Memphis, ready for some payback against the criminals who got him sent up. Before Crowe can enjoy his revenge, he has to track down a brutal murderer cutting a swath throughContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Heath Lowrance”

Short, Sharp Interview: Ryan Sales

PDB: Can you pitch THE SUBTLE ART OF BRUTALITY  in 25 words or less? Richard Dean Buckner: people need their asses kicked and he does just that. Also, he eats diner food. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? We watch reruns in my house. So, 3rd Rock From TheContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Ryan Sales”

Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts

PDB: Can you pitch PIGGYBACK in 25 words or less? When two girls disappear with a trunk-load of pot, a lovable loser persuades a sociopathic killer to pursue them across California in a violent goose-chase. Gee, that was 25 words exactly. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? With limited time and a funky schedule, I resort toContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Tom Pitts”

Short, Sharp Interview: Richard Thomas

PDB: Can you pitch your latest publication in 25 words or less?   I have a story coming out this month in Weird Fiction Review #3, and that’s probably the most recent publication I have. I know, it’s not out yet, but I’m really excited about it. This is with Centipede Press and they doContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Richard Thomas”

Short, Sharp Interview: Nik Korpon

PDB : Can you pitch BAR SCARS in 25 words or less? Bar Scars is about everyday people in Baltimore who are way more fucked up than you ever wanted to know. Watch your pockets and kidneys. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? I’m really digging Wyatt by GarryContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Nik Korpon”

Short, Sharp Interview: Joe Clifford

PDB: Can you pitch CHOICE CUTS in 25 words or less? Fucked up people doing fucked up things, and fucked up things happen. (Or the clean version) The exploration of the marginalized, their poor decisions, and then dealing with the mess. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? Hilary Davidson’sContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Joe Clifford”

Short, Sharp Interview: Chad Rohrbacher

PDB: Can you pitch KARMA BACKLASH in 25 words or less? Derby searches for his buddy’s killer while a mob war threatens Toledo. KARMA BACKLASH is also a love story: a violent, bloody, sometimes poetic, love story. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? Chris Holms’ THE WRONG GOODBYE andContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Chad Rohrbacher”