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Pulp Heroes: Chico Kidd

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From the roster of authors in THE ALCHEMY PRESS BOOK OF PULP HEROES 2,  Chico Kidd tells us a little about herself and her story, "Pandora's Box."
Would you like to briefly introduce yourself: what inspired your writing and when you began, and – if possible – of all of your published work could you tell me which your favourites are (and why)? My first published story was in the style of MR James, as were nearly all my subsequent tales (including my first novel, THE PRINTER’S DEVIL) until 2001 when I was taken over by Captain da Silva. These narratives are influenced by many things: the Captain’s voice by Raymond Chandler, the humour by Joss Whedon, and more that I can’t single out. My favourite among my published works is the first da Silva novel, DEMON WEATHER (published last year by Booktrope). Do you have a favourite genre, or sub-genre? What exactly is it that attracts you?
My favourite genre is the one I write in, dark fantasy. I like stories which mingle genres, such a…