Monday, June 13, 2011


Breaking News!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Spinetingler Magazine is pleased to announce the launch of Snubnose Press, an e-publisher of crime fiction.

Spinetingler Magazine has been publishing new and emerging writers since 2005. Building from that foundation Snubnose Press will seek to publish only the best in short crime fiction. With the traditional publishing market contracting, Snubnose Press will fill this gap by publishing original anthologies, novellas and short novels.

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The debut title of Snubnose Press is an anthology of six original short stories called Speedloader. Upcoming releases will include short story collections by Patti Abbott and Sandra Seamans, with more titles to be announced over the summer.

Speedloader Description:

From the trenches of WWI to the abandoned row homes of Baltimore; from a rural charnel house to the Texas-Mexican border, these six stories explore the dark heart of crime fiction today.

Speedloader features stories of…

…revenge that will challenge you to a game of uncle that you may not win and will haunt those who are able
to finish it.
…clashing motives on the Texas Mexico border.
…a slide into an alcoholic haze.
…a struggle with the weight of a personal choice when confronted with the sins of the past.
…getting caught up in actions far beyond one’s control.
…small crimes covered up and lost amidst larger forces.

Speedloader is six stories slammed home and ready to kill.

With all new, original stories from Richard Thomas, Nik Korpon, Nigel Bird, newcomer WD County and Spinetingler Award winners Matthew C Funk and Jonathan Woods.

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Please pass this information along to others and feel free to post this information publicly. Brian and Sandra are available for questions.

CONTACT: Brian Lindenmuth or Sandra Ruttan:


Paul D Brazill said...

Looks great!

Jay Stringer said...

Can't wait to see some of these releases.

Sean Patrick Reardon said...

Best of luck. Some fine writers you have lined up already

Nigel Bird said...

First off, I think that Snub Nose is a hugely exciting venture.
It's also fantastic to see that Sandra and Patti will soon have anthologies out, too - great picks.
And that cover is tremendous - ticks all my boxes.

Sandra Ruttan said...

Thanks Paul!

Jay... just some? ;)

Sean, thanks - Brian really knocked it out of the park with this. He had the tough job of narrowing it down.

Nigel, yeah, it's a great cover! We're blessed with some great artists working with us.

With any luck, Speedloader will be on sale within the week.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Thanks to SNUBNOSE, I can be removed from SPINETINGLER'S BOOKLESS list.

Sandra Ruttan said...

LOL Patti! I have to thank the technology that makes this process so much easier. It seems for the past four or five years we've asked over and over again if some writers have collections coming out. Now, every time we ask ourselves that, we can actually help do something about it! That's exciting.

Richard Thomas said...

Stoked for this. Can't wait.

Richard Thomas said...

Cover art by David Bodensteiner.

AJ Hayes said...

Yeah man. Bring it. Now.

Boden said...

Thanks for the shout, Richard! I hope everyone likes the art I've done for Speedloader, especially you guys with the stories. I've been fortunate enough to read all six, and it's an awesome thing--six bullets of goodness.

Kathleen A. Ryan said...

Speedloader looks/sounds awesome! Best wishes!