Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Blogpourri Redux

Corey Wilde's interview with David Zeltserman is here and it is a must read for fans, and non-fans of crime fiction. We're talking not only his books, but a nice little foray into the publishing world. My favorite excerpt-

It’s also interesting that publishers have no problem publishing subversive dark books if they’re labeled literary, such as what Chuck Palahniuk’s been writing. It’s only when the books are labeled mystery/crime that they blanch at this and don’t trust their readers with anything other than what they consider safe books.

I just read Palahniuk's "Snuff" last week and I couldn't agree with him more.

The King is dead, long live The King. If you missed Paul D Brazill's (a.k.a. Sir Paulie Decibels deHartlepool) "Swamplands" on Flashshot, A Twist of Noir has reissued it.

Last but not least, The Missus has created two-


necklaceseseses, necklai?*

*I know, I know, "necklaces."


Corey Wilde said...

Thanks for the props, Cormac. Dave did all the hard work as you can tell; I just sat back and added hyperlinks.

Cormac Brown said...


You're welcome. I beg to differ, I thought you asked great questions and believe me, I've read plenty of bad interviews on the web where the only redeeming feature was getting to read about a favorite writer.

Paul Brazill said...

Thanks Cormac and I agree with you about Corey's interview.

Gifted Typist said...

Love what (direct article deleted) Missus has created there. Beautiful

Cormac Brown said...

Paulie Decibels,

You're welcome and isn't it top-notch stuff?


She worked hard on them and so did my ears, with all of that hammering.

Anonymous said...

Thank you SO SO much for the plug!

Cormac Brown said...


Thank you, but The Missus doesn't like strangers hugging me.