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Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd Librarian noteThere is than one author in the GoodReads database with this nameFrank Gruber was an enormously prolific author of pulp fiction A stalwart contributor to Black Mask magazine he also wrote novels producing as many as four a year during the s The Pulp PDF \ His best known character was Oliver uade “the Human Encyclopedia” whose adventures were collected in Brass Knuckles and.

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  • Sean McLachlan

    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JunglePublishing is changing Advances are going down it's getting harder to push through the traditional publishing bottleneck and people are choosing indie publishing Going it alone means having to do all your own marketing and even importantly being prolific in order to boost your visibilityIt's for this reason that I've been studying the old pulp days when writers often got paid only half a cent a word and had to write reams of tales in order to make ends meet Many starved while others made a decent living and a few made it bigFrank Gruber was one of the lucky few He wrote for all the best pulp magazines sometimes earning up to two cents a word and ended up writing novels and for Hollywood tooThe Pulp Jungle gives a fast paced fun account of Gruber's struggle to make it as a writer during the Depression and is filled with anecdotes of those long gone days For example when he was really down in the dumps he'd go to the Automat a coin operated self serve restaurant and get a free


  • David

    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleFrank Gruber wrote and wrote and wrote He wrote over 400 short stories 53 novels 65 movie screenplays 100 TV scripts created 3 television shows and sold 25 of his books to the movies At his height he was writing over 800000 words a year He admits in the book that some of his early stuff was trash but he sold a lot of books in the United States as well as in foreign markets with over 850 editions published in 24 different countries for total sales of over 90000000 copiesHe is rarely read today


  • Steven

    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleOne of the earliest the earliest? memoir by a pulp writer it is a fun read but mostly for those of us interested in the back story of 1930s writers There is a lot of name dropping but a lot of the people mentioned would be only familiar to those who already know the people involved In at least one case Gruber is the source for what happened to a writer Well recommended to pulp and 1930s 1950s buffs who want behind the scenes info


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    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleVery much a worthy read for pulp fans with many amusing anecdotes


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    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleReading this book is enough to make today’s writer feel lazyI first heard about it through an off mention in a Dean Wesley Smith post and decided it was worth the effort to procure Reading through confirmed it was worth every penny to get it to my doorstepWhile it can be looked at as a history book of where writing was in the thirties as it follows the lives of those who wrote for the pulp magazines ”pulp fiction” it’s really a story about what writers were doing and sacrificing to earn a livingGruber does a lot of name dropping which would be neat if you knew who any of these authors were but the gems were in between and a few times on the lines While today’s bite sized social media laden messages about rejection and never giving up are meant to be an inspiration it was an accepted part of the job for these writers Gruber speaks about the numerous tim


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    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleThe Pulp Jungle 1967 This is Frank Gruber’s autobiographical account of his days as a pulp writer starting during the Great depression and through to the early forties when he moved to Hollywood as a screenwriter It really is about a guy who was passionate and driven about becoming a writer A number of other key writers from the pulps are referenced including Steve Fisher Raymond Chandler Carroll John Daly Dashiell Hammett Erle Stanley Gardner Lester Dent and others It’s basically one rejection story after another followed by one sale story after another But it’s a nice glimpse at a lost way of life and his upfront ness is engaging


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    Download The Pulp Jungle eBook » Hardcover Û srlltd The Pulp JungleHappily I have finally scored a copy of this book after many failed searches Frank Gruber was right in the thick of the pulp era having had a multitude of stories and novelettes published in Black Mask and Dime Detective Magazine and scores of books This is both a memoir of an amazing writer and the history of Black Mask Magazine