Chapter

Paul Kupperberg on July 25th, 2010
Once upon a time (1988), I created and wrote a comic for DC called Checkmate!. which ran for about 33 issues, and was recently revived by DC for another 30 issue run, playing a major role in whatever mishagas the DC Universe recently through.
Read the rest

Continue reading about No, no, NOT the one with Sebastian Cabot! The OTHER one!

Paul Kupperberg on February 19th, 2009

It occurred to me one day, about four or five years, that a kiddie-version of the Tom Clancy formula might work. It might…just hasn’t yet, but here’s the first chapter of what I came up with:

R.A.P.I.D. FORCE
© Paul Kupperberg

Chapter One
Wiesbaden, Germany

Airman Sean Jordan was on a night time training exercise in the densely wooded forest between Wiesbaden and Frankfurt when his new orders came through.… Read the rest

Continue reading about Off We Go, Into The Wild Blue Yonder

Paul Kupperberg on October 6th, 2008

The Same Old Story, she is written, being read by several friends for consistency and suckishness (my wife’s already read it; not to keep you in suspense, she loved it). It’s also out to an agent of my acquaintance for consideration.… Read the rest

Continue reading about 500 Words A Day, Part Deux

Paul Kupperberg on September 18th, 2008

Back when my son was three or four years old, we were having breakfast at IHop with a friend and her daughter, Hannah, a couple of years older than Max. She was talking about their new house, an old 18th century farmhouse, saying that some of it was kind’a spooky, especially the “scare cases.”… Read the rest

Continue reading about Oooh! Super-Spooky, kids!

Paul Kupperberg on September 16th, 2008

The Same Old Story, a mystery novel set in 1951 and starring a pulp and comic book writer whose father was a famous NYPD homicide detective, is moving right along (here, here, here, here and here) at way better than 500 words a day.Read the rest

Continue reading about Son of 500 Words A Day

Paul Kupperberg on September 8th, 2008

Progress on The Same Old Story (here, here, here and here) continues at a steady pace, with the word count up to 45,000 or so. The Same Old Story is a mystery set in the early-1950s whose protagonist is a pulp and comic book writer.… Read the rest

Continue reading about 500 Words A Day, Continued

Paul Kupperberg on August 7th, 2008

In 2002, I heard the publishers of the Hardy Boy mysteries were open to pitches, so I wrote the following chapter (along with an outline for the rest of the story) and pitched. Timing, of course, is everything, and the editor I was pitching to left the publisher shortly thereafter.… Read the rest

Continue reading about Avast, Hardys!