Author Archives: Matthew X. Gomez

PULP APPEAL: MAKE ME NO GRAVE (guest post by Matt Spencer)

Editors’ Note: Matt Spencer is the author of numerous novellas and short-stories, as well as the novels The Night and the Land, The Trail of the Beast, and Summer Reaping on the Fields of Nowhere. His latest book is Changing of the Guards. He’s … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: “A Parallel Life” and “The Intersection” by Edmund Lester

“A Parallel Life” and “The Intersection” are two short novels by Edmund Lester. Both share similar themes and even characters, almost as if they are slices of alternate universes where the action takes place. “A Parallel Life” follows Ben Williamson, … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: THE GETAWAY by Jim Thompson (Guest Post by Matt Spencer)

Editors’ Note: Matt Spencer is the author of numerous novellas and short-stories, as well as the novels The Night and the Land, The Trail of the Beast, and Summer Reaping on the Fields of Nowhere. His latest book is the short-fiction collection Story Time With … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: I Love a Mystery

Editors’ Note: J. Rohr is a Chicago native with a taste for history.  He writes the blog www.honestyisnotcontagious.com, and has the band Beerfinger (available on iTunes) in order to deal with the more corrosive aspects of everyday life.  His Twitter babble … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Mummy (1999)

One of the things we talk about quite a bit at Broadswords and Blasters is the concept of the mash-up. Taking two disparate genres and mixing them together until you get something that isn’t one hundred percent one or the … Continue reading

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Awards Eligiblity Post 2018

Because all the cool kids are doing it, here’s the list of work Broadswords and Blasters published in 2018. This doesn’t include the blog posts, twitter rants, or other nonsense we may have engaged in. We would love to hear … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: SOLO: A Star Wars Story

Pulp Consumption: Solo: A Star Wars Story. No, I’m not trying to claim that STAR WARS is pulp with this article, as its general themes of a grand evil to be overcome, a plucky band of adventures, and a complete … Continue reading

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