Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE DOC RIDLER WRESTLEMANIA CHALLENGE!

So, as we march on to WRESTLEMANIA, DEATH MATCH is only a buck, and KNOCKOUTS is only 2.99. So how can life get any better? Easy, the Doc Ridler Wrestlemania Challenge! Here’s how it works! This Sunday is Wrestlemania, with … Continue reading

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ROAD TO WRESTLMANIA SALE! DEATH MATCH ONLY A BUCK!

As we march towards Wrestelmania, I’m having a big sale! DEATH MATCH is a buck, and KNOCKOUTS is 2.99! If you like your fiction with grit and heart, please take advantage of the Road to Wrestlemania Sale and see what … Continue reading

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The First Review of KNOCKOUTS is a KNOCKOUT!

“As the title also indicates, the stories represent several genres, and Ridler’s writing is equally strong whether penning straight noir, supernatural escapism, or horror-tinged dystopia. ” Wow! Thanks to Elizabeth A. White for the review, and to Debbie Rochon, Norm Partridge, my editor Gabrielle … Continue reading

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Five Shots of the Good Stuff! Or, Why I’m as Cool as Bradbury, King, and Lansdale!

I was asked to give a guest post blog at Elizabeth White’s review site, in conjuncture with her review of my collection KNOCKOUTS. I wrote an essay on five values short stories and collections have that make them kick ass. … Continue reading

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Jack Cady Kicks Your Ass!

Just finished Jack Cady’s wonderful novel, THE RULES OF ’48. A tale about a series of deaths that occur in Louisville, Kentucky in the summer and fall of 1948, and how it impacts a group of characters who work at … Continue reading

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Lootbag Reading Life

I’ve been rotten about telling you about short stories I’ve been enjoying. Just too much to do. So here are some definite “shots of the good stuff”, long and short, as well as some dead ends. Project Itoh, HARMONY. Absolutely … Continue reading

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“Behind the Scenes” of KNOCKOUTS!

In honor of the debut of my collection, KNOCKOUTS, I thought I’d share some cosmic top secret material. I’m a sucker for story notes and essays on how and why a story got written. Blame Harlan Ellison, Jeffrey Ford and … Continue reading

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