Short Fiction Various: Past Masters Ninety-Seven, v1, 15 Sep 2022
#1  Pulpmeister 09-15-2022, 09:08 AM
Short stories from magazines and newspapers, all in the Life + 70 Public domain, collected from magazines, newspapers, and out of print books, including unexpected entries from S S Van Dine and Theodore Dreiser.

1: Letters of Un-patent / C. J. Dennis
2: The Prodigal Calf / C. J. Dennis
3: The Moon Riders / Laurence Donovan
4: The Terror of Blue John Gap / Arthur Conan Doyle
5: The Cruise of the "Idlewild" / Theodore Dreiser
6: The Street of the Blank Wall / Jerome K. Jerome
7: The Crimp / Henry Leverage
8: The Fighting Heart / W. Alexander
9: After the Inquest / W. W. Jacobs
10: The Sense Of Touch / Ole Luk-Oie
11: A Woodland Wooing / Druid Grayl
12: Homicidal Holiday / Laurence Donovan
13: The Two-Handed Sword / Achmed Abdullah
14: The Almost Perfect Murder Case / S. S. Van Dine
15: Blackmail / Robert Hichens
16: The Whole Truth / Vernon Ralston
17: The Rainseller / Vernon Ralston
18: A Temporary Lapse / Vernon Ralston
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#2  Thalassa 09-15-2022, 11:20 AM
Hi Pulpmeister,

You seem to have forgotten the Cumulative Index in this volume?
And in my ReadEra App, the TOC of this volume is OK but the menu only shows the title of the Dreiser story, not its author, as opposed to all other entries (title + author) -- which I noticed when searching for the Dreiser story via the app menu and couldn't detect Dreiser's name.
Can you or anybody else confirm?

Wow, soon reaching #100!

#3  Pulpmeister 09-15-2022, 09:58 PM
Yes, I did forget in the index, but with 100 looming I thought I'd wait and build a 1-100 Cumulative.

When I was making the links for the contents, I discovered that I'd left the Dreiser story out of the contents, so I typed it in and renumbered the stories below it correctly in the HTML Editor.

And, then I went and used the earlier Word version of the unrevised contents in the original post above, instead of the HTML version, and left out Dreiser altogether. I'll do a quick remake.

I'm not familiar with your app, so I don't know what the glitch is. I did all the html links in my usual way.

#4  Thalassa 09-15-2022, 11:23 PM
Thanks a lot for your answer and for correcting the above content list!
Below is a screenshot of the 5th story (by Theodore Dreiser) where the author's name does not appear next to the title, as opposed to all other entries.
BTW, the same thing happens with the PocketBook App that I was using before.

Who knows, it's maybe the inverted commas that lead to that effect?
But, never mind, that's a minimal glitch and I just thought I would mention it in case it was reproducible for everybody and easy to correct.

Thanks again, I love the series, and your argument relating to the cumulative index makes perfectly sense. Looking forward to celebrate #100.]image »

#5  Pulpmeister 09-16-2022, 09:37 AM
Yes, so am I: how a one-off turned into 100-off....

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