Bulldog Drummond cover
AIRSHIP 27 PRODUCTIONS
THE RETURN OF BULLDOG DRUMMOND
Airship 27 Productions is thrilled to announce the return of one of pulpdom’s most well known heroes, Bulldog Drummond, in “On Poisoned Ground” by writer I.A. Watson.
London 2018 – Upon his discharge from the military, Captain Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond finds civilian life boring. He posted an ad in the London Times explaining his desire to find new adventures. Much to his surprise, he gets much more than he could have ever bargained for and soon finds himself battling an evil genius bent on destroying all of London. This is a threat he can’t possibly win alone and soon he has recruited his former S.A.S team, unique men with special skills that just might save the day.
“This is a brand new version of a classic hero, reinvented for our times and jam-packed with suspense, thrills and danger enough to fill a half dozen books,” reports Airship 27 Productions’ Managing Editor Ron Fortier. “The original Bulldog Drummond was created by H.C. McNeile and published under his pen name "Sapper". Following McNeile’s death in 1937, the novels were continued by Gerard Fairlie. The character has appeared in novels, short stories, on the stage, in films, on radio and television, and in graphic novels.”
Last year Fortier was approached by one of his Airship 27 writers from India who was a fan of the character and inquired if it would be possible to revive him as a New Pulp hero. Fortier immediately reached out to British author, I.A. Watson, a writer known for his exhaustive research in any project he undertakes. “Ian thought the idea was worth pursuing and ultimately discovered the property was indeed in public domain,” Fortier continues. “After several long letters on how to do the character properly, both of us agreed a new, modern interpretation was called for. At which point I gave Ian the green light to write the first adventure in what we hope will be a long running series at Airship 27 Productions.”
“Bulldog Drummond – On Poisoned Ground,” features black and white interior illustrations by professional graphic illustrator, Howard Simpson, and sports a wonderful cover by Canadian Ted Hammond. The book design was by Art Director Rob Davis. The story is a roller-coaster ride of action and adventure. Fortier concludes, “Once you open page one, you will not be able to put this book down.”
AIRSHIP 27 PRODUCTIONS – PULP FICTION FOR A NEW GENERATION!
By Michael Vance1 on 2018-09-13 19:07:03
What is keeping you from finally writing a book? What are your beliefs about your own talents
and writing abilities? What
“advice” did you receive from parents, teachers and friends about
your book writing goal? The way you
answer these questions for yourself can be the key to your success or
failure. Let’s take a look at the story
you write about yourself.
Take a moment to think about this statement: If the story
youve been writing about yourself is that you cant write, youre not an
author, or writing a book is for smarter people, then youve been living out
that story up until now. Its not a true story, but youve been living as if it
As a matter of fact, you think you have little to offer to
the world of readers. Why would anyone even be remotely interested in reading
your book? Your story is full of
hopelessness, and you may have a stack of rejection slips or negative comments
from others as proof.
Your high school English teacher may have confirmed your
dismal failure as a writer by punctuating your compositions with unhelpful
comments penned with red ink. Getting a
composition back with red exclamation marks and circled mistakes never made
anyone feel great about writing, never mind provide a tool for improvement. Do you remember how this made you feel?
If you only knew that your feelings are common. There is not
a single writer who has not felt like giving up in despair. Here are two examples:
1. After Stephen Kings book, Carrie, was rejected 35 times
he tossed it in the trash convinced that it was worthless. Fortunately for King
fans, his wife, Tabitha, pulled it out of the trash, read it and convinced him
not to give up on it. Once accepted for publication, Carrie was Kings
breakthrough into publishing success.
2. I have had my own experiences with doubt, too! While I
was writing my book, “Color Your Life Happy,” I was occasionally
gripped with a sinking feeling that my book had no place among the 4,000 books
on happiness that had been published in 2008. My coach urged me to remember
that no matter how many books had been written on that topic, there was someone
in the world waiting to read my book the way I was writing it.
To realize your dream of writing a book you must tell a new
story about yourself. Your new story must have you starring as a published
author. Granted, your main character will have conflict, struggles, and
setbacks, but since you are the author you have control over the ending. Get busy telling yourself the “new”