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About Misha Burnett
Misha Burnett has little formal education, but has been writing poetry and fiction for around forty years. During this time he has supported himself and his family with a variety of jobs, including locksmith, cab driver, and building maintenance.
His first four novels, Catskinner's Book, Cannibal Hearts, The Worms Of Heaven, and Gingerbread Wolves comprise a series, collectively known as The Book Of Lost Doors.
Major influences include Tim Powers, Samuel Delany, William Burroughs, and Phillip K. Dick.
More information about upcoming projects can be found at http://mishaburnett.wordpress.com/
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Write Fast. Write Well. Get Paid.These were the watchwords of old-school pulp fiction: fun, fast-paced, and immensely popular with readers.
The pulp era is coming back.
Blending timeless lessons from the grandmasters of the pulp era with the genres, tastes and technologies of today, PulpRev forges boldly ahead into the future of fiction.
Hugo and Dragon Award nominated writer Kit Sun Cheah teams up with Misha Burnett to compile a selection of essays on the PulpRev aesthetic from some of the leading writers in the movement. Pulp on Pulp covers:
- How to plot like a pulp grandmaster
- How to write 5000 words a day
- The secrets of writing fantastic fight scenes
- Worldbuilding and character creation tips
- And many more!
By DAVID SKINNER
Daredevil Dylal O’Lal desires the impossible: to put his footprint on the surface of the sun! Though most insist it cannot be done, the existence of a young woman who proves to be wholly impervious to flames suggests his ultimate feat is achievable!
Orphan of the Shadowy Moons (Part 3)
By MICHAEL TIERNEY
Having escaped enslavement at Arendahj and returned to the Teluchi Islands, Strazis has before him the momentous task of leading a war of liberation! Many rally to Strazis’ cause but his old foe Eirlik has other plans—as does Eirlik’s father!
Vran, the Chaos-Warped
By DAVE RITZLIN
Ripped by magic from the frozen world of the primitive cavemen, Vran finds himself in even stranger environs! Can he track down the foul wizard Foad Misjak within the halls of a giant castle that is teeming with cannibals and magically animated statues!?
Fight of the Sandfishers
By JIM BREYFOGLE
Celzez plans to denounce Teriz, a royal guard of Alness, as a traitor who shirked his duty as the city fell! Jalani hopes Mangos can stop him before it gets him killed!
The Wisdom of Man
By ADAM S. FURMAN
John Knox finds a victim of the experiments of a billionaire working to distill tachyons that can freeze time itself! Can he stop the mad project before it’s too late!?
A Long Way to Fall
By DAVID EYK
A murder has occurred on a colony cylinder under hostile occupation: a young officer has been found mangled, every bone broken—how did he fall from the axis?!
Fall of a Storm King
By MISHA BURNETT
The dangerous job of piloting in Saturn’s rings requires altering one’s perception of time! Luther is one of the best until a minor injury costs him his certification!
Tripping to Aldous
By J. MANFRED WEICHSEL
An interstellar police investigator is in pursuit of murderer Richard Morales! But the trail leads to Aldous, an illicit party planet with a hallucinogenic atmosphere!
By J. THOMAS HOWARD
On the run and dying of thirst on a desert world, Roger Campbell-Thorn finds salvation in a flask of nourishing intoxicant that sends him to the world’s distant past!
The Strickland Line
By ALEC CIZAK
The Strickland Line has a bug problem! Journalist Harv Wallender is accosted by a nasty critter… Quite the inconvenience! But then the critter starts to grow…!
New Troops for Old: Jerry Pournelle’s Janissaries
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My Name is John Carter (Part 13)
By JAMES HUTCHINGS
From the brutal curators at ImmerseOrDie.com comes this collection of indie short stories, each a distinct jewel forged in the fires of judgement, and each carrying that simple promise: Guaranteed not to suck.
- a world of today where cosplay and stagecraft are bright lights hiding dark shadows
- a world of tomorrow, where kitchen appliances fend for themselves and take solace in each other's arms, refugees from indifferent owners
- a world of little cogs in big machines, where the humble trash collector is the unsung hero of getting evil done
- a world of small magics and big hearts, where a little chaos can go a long, long way
From the brutal curators at ImmerseOrDie.com comes another collection of indie short stories, each a distinct jewel forged in the fires of judgment, and all continuing to carry our one simple promise:
Guaranteed not to suck.
Misha Burnett's Endless Summer is a collection of strange and chilling tales of Mankind's future, near and distant, from tomorrow until beyond the mark of history, through Civilization's zenith, decline, destruction, and ultimately, Mankind's rebirth!
Cirsova Publishing invites you to embark on an incredible and breathtaking journey across the ages, beginning with the time-travel thriller from the pages of Cirsova magazine, The Bullet from Tomorrow, and running through eleven original stories that hold up a mirror to the worst and, more importantly, the best that humanity has to offer!
A collection of twelve stories about rebuilding hope.
Cops and maintenance personnel in wheelchairs.
Taking on bad guys with only one leg or no arms.
It's not what you are that makes you something special. It's who you choose to be.
Seventeen stories about people who rise above anything that tries to stop them, even their own limitations.
With stories by Stephanie Barr, Misha Burnett, J. A. Busick, Adam David Collings, Steve Curry, Scott G. Gibson, Joyce Hertzoff, Jane Jago, Clarence Jennelle, Jeanette O'Hagan, Layla Pinkett, Jen Ponce, Connor Sassmannshausen, Lynne Stringer, E. M. Swift-Hook, Margret Treiber, Andy Zach.
Coordinated by Stephanie Barr with all proceeds to go to the Special Olympics
- Halcyon, by Caroline Furlong
- The Ghost of Torreon, by Edd Vick and Manny Frishberg
- The Bullet From Tomorrow, by Misha Burnett
- The Star-God's Grave, by Schuyler Hernstrom
- Bleed You Dry, by Su-Ra-U
- The Last Fortune of Ali al'Ahmar, by Rev. Joe Kelly
This all new collection from Misha Burnett includes 16 strange tales of the macabre as well as 16 original poems, exploring the mysterious nature of the seemingly mundane world, where the run-down warehouses, shady night clubs, and even 24-hour gas stations may be home to magical fae creatures or skulking maniacs.
You’ve been offered a map to these beautiful vistas and disturbing local attractions. Just try not to get lost.
A Hill of Stars by Misha Burnett
The Gift of the Ob-Men by Schuyler Hernstrom
This Day, At Tilbury by Kat Otis
At the Feet of Neptune's Queen by Abraham Strongjohn
Rose by Any Other Name by Brian K. Lowe
Late Bloom by Melanie Rees
The Hour of the Rat by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt
My Name is John Carter (Part 1) by James Hutchings
Retrospective: Toyman by E.C. Tubb by Jeffro Johnson
- Crying in the Salt House, by B. Morris Allen
- Jeopardy Off Jupiter IV, by Spencer E. Hart
- The Best Workout, by Frederick Gero Heimbach
- A Song in Deepest Darkness, by Jason Ray Carney
- Amsel the Immortal, by Lauren Goff
- An Interrupted Scandal, by Misha Burnett
- The Sword of the Mongoose, by Jim Breyfogle
- When Gods Fall in Fire, by Brian K. Lowe
- My Name is John Carter (Part 7), by James Hutchings
As the year comes to its end and the frigid night hours reach their peak, the old tradition of winter ghost tales makes its return. Christmas ghosts, Solstice spirits, New Year’s phantoms, and even armies of killer snowmen haunt the pages of these stories of the supernatural.
A Cup of Kindness by Misha Burnett
Stranger Come Knocking by David J. West
Don’t Disturb the Carollers by Lauren Stokeld
Echoes at Midnight by Amy Beatty
Te Amo, Mamita by Sarah E. Seeley
A Solstice Scare by Robin Cranney
Silent Night by Allan Evans
Love Me, I Pray by Staci Olsen
Angel in the Attic by Donea Lee Weaver
Ghost Train by John M. Olsen
‘Twas The Fight Before Christmas by James T. Lambert
The Ghost of Christmas Lost by L’ren Beck
Solstice Fire by Jodi Lynne Chase
All Through the House by Scott William Taylor
A Bloody Merry Christmas by Mark Minson