"You know what? The bastard blows me out of the water. This guy writes Maine like Ardai writes New York. If you're not reading him, you don't know what you're missing." --Chris F. Holm, author of The Big Reap, The Wrong Goodbye and Dead Harvest.

"Bagley's got the poet's eye, but that doesn't mean everything is prettier in his work. It means the ugly stuff is more vivid. More intense. Like a sudden switch from analog to HD. And that's a trait to very much admire in his work." --Anthony Neil Smith, author of Hogdoggin', Yellow Medicine, The Drummer and Psychosomatic.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Shoot to Thrill

"Pandora," featuring my disgraced PI Gideon Cross has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of Thrilling Detective. Giddy hasn't appeared in a story since 2004's "The Western Gate" (in The Sandy River Review, a little university lit mag). I had put the character aside for a while, but I'm writing more about him now. Hopefully, you'll soon be seeing a lot more of Giddy.


Christa M. Miller said...

Congrats, Patrick! It's a great story and I look forward to reading more about Gideon.

Patrick Shawn Bagley said...

Thanks, Christa. And thanks for reader that previous draft.

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Chris said...

Congratulations! And you said I didn't miss much when I was away. Modest bastard.