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Noir Nation: A Conversation between Cort McMeel and Dennis Tafoya

Nov 10, 2011 in Guest Posts, Magazines

Cort McMeel being interviewed by Dennis Tafoya (author of DOPE THIEF) about the launch of a new online crime publication NOIR NATION. DT: Your first crime magazine was Murdaland was a collection of first-rate literary stories and is a legend among crime fans. How did you end up getting stories from such a disparate group, […]

Origins of The Strand

Nov 10, 2010 in Guest Posts, Magazines

The Strand magazine was founded in 1891 by the eccentric visionary George Newnes—who sold a vegetarian restaurant to finance the pet project—and edited by the ever-savvy H. Greenhough Smith. The Strand became an immediate sensation after the publication of the first Sherlock Holmes story, “A Scandal in Bohemia.” In a tribute to Sir Arthur Conan […]