Thursday, October 21, 2010

Pulpy Update

A New Kind of Digital Publisher
CHANDLER, AZ - October 21, 2010
iPulpFiction.comWhere the Short Story Lives announces an exclusive digital publishing partnership with that will bring the best stories from classic pulp magazines to the mobile generation.
Black Mask Magazine is excited about working with," said Black Maskpublisher Keith Alan Deutsch. "Our franchise controls more than thirty classic pulp magazines of every genre, and is the perfect vehicle to introduce new generations of readers to the pleasures of reading pulp fiction."
iPulp will publish two series of stories based upon the holdings of the Black Mask Magazine franchise. The first is Black Mask DS (Digital Series), which features stories from the original Black Mask Magazine (1920 to 1951) — the premier detective and mystery magazine of all time. Black Mask Magazine was the first home to such distinguished and popular writers as Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Erle Stanley Gardner.
The second series, Black Mask PSR (Pulp Story Reader), will draw on material from ten other pulp magazines, including Astonishing Stories, Terror Tales, Strange Detective Mysteries, and Rangeland Romances. Story prices range from FREE, to $1 based on the length of the story.
“The depth and variety of stories published in Black Mask Magazine is tailor-made for iPulp,” said Keith Shaw, publisher of “iPulp already publishes short stories from a wide range of contemporary authors such as J. A. Jance, Ben Bova, and Pete Hautman. Black Mask’s exclusive classic content gives an appealing blend of the old and the new.”
Black Mask DS premiers on November 1st, 2010 with new stories appearing every 10 days. The Black Mask PSR series begins November 6th.
Let the fun begin!
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About – Where the Short Story Lives
In the last century, dime novels and pulp magazines influenced writers of genre fiction, including such influential authors as Ray Bradbury, Raymond Chandler, and H. P. Lovecraft. Today, the pulps are mostly gone, but iPulpFiction.comWhere The Short Story Lives — keeps the genre short story alive and inspires a new generation of writers by taking pulp fiction to the mobile generation. is a new kind of digital publisher. iPulp does not sell eBooks. It is an online reading service designed for readers on the go. While is optimized for the Apple iPad, it can be accessed from any HTML 5 compliant browser such as FireFox, Safari, and Chrome. Stories can be read on computers, tablets, and even smart phones.
For more information contact:
Keith Shaw - (480) 773-8958
Keith Alan Deutsch – (215) 634-2834

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