I can’t believe that it’s been nearly a year since I first had the ghost of an idea that quickly became grew and became the pulp serial known as “Revenge of the Masked Ghost.”
I’ve already writing about the “Secret Origin of the Masked Ghost” so I won’t go into it much here other than to remind you that my original concept came out of the question: How does a family deal with discovering that the mysterious masked vigilante is their brother or son? It was long before I was writing away expanding the idea into a full story premise (I was using a pencil on a pad of paper).
I posted the first few chapters on facebook and then chose to set up its own website and keep adding a new chapter every week. A few weeks liker I started a new job so the story had to move to a new chapter every other week.
As I mentioned at the beginning, it was an experiment, but a successful one I think. I usually wrote each chapter with in a day of posting it straight to the web. Proofed as best I could in the time I gave myself, and then would later go back and repost a cleaned up version of each chapter. Probably should have made certain every word was spelled right before I posted, but I wanted to do it this was and so kept doing it.
Twenty Five chapters later and the Masked Ghost has had his Revenge.
So what happens next for the Masked Ghost, for Margaret and Donald Raymond?
I really can’t say, I really don’t know. I do plan on bringing together all the chapters together fill in any plot holes and maybe expand upon some of the character or action scenes. Then possibly will release it as a novel, most like an ebook. I’ll let you know.
Before I do that I have to finish up another novel, that only needs a little more reworking before I declare it done and let it loose on the world.
But don’t worry; the Masked Ghost isn’t too far away from my thoughts. There maybe future stories in store soon enough.
Thank you all for your support, comments, and reading the serial.
I especially want to thank the crew at ALL PULP for posting announcements as each chapter was finished. Please send your support their way. I really liked writing pulp, and it was great to know there was an audience out there.
It was also fun to participate in #TuesdaySerial There are a lot of other great authors there. Go check them out.
For now, the body is in the ground, the mask is folded and put away, but the Ghost is restless. Go back and read the entire serial from the start, and get your friends to do the same.
Next week I’ll be at San Diego Comic Con International. I’ll try to post something about it for you.
Kevin Paul Shaw Broden
Four Names of Professional Creativity