Writers and Their Typewriters

Bitter cold has returned to the North Country. Below zero nights and daytime highs in the single digits have chased us inside again. We are indoor people once again watching the cold world through cold panes of glass. For some … Continue reading

Book Review: “The Fabulous Clipjoint” by Fredric Brown

“Hardboiled crime fiction is a literary style distinguished by an unsentimental portrayal of crime, violence, and sex” Fredric Brown wrote hundreds of science fiction and detective stories for pulp magazines like Black Mask, Thrilling Detective, andWeird Tales… he wrote screenplays for Alfred Hitchcock… he … Continue reading