Sunday, January 31, 2010
"The 2 May 1991 issue of The Washington Times reports that Randy Bird of Portland, Oregon is attempting to revive the "dime novel" paperback. He plans to publish 12 novellas each month, including pulp-type science fiction.
Bird's company, called DimeNovels, will pay $2000 for a completed manuscript plus 2% of the gross. He plans a press run of 100,000 copies per book.
DimeNovels has written guidance for wannabe authors. Who knows where this could lead!"...
This was a short-lived publishing attempt 1990-1992 that issued 18 imprints only. They reprinted two novellas by the great Robert Sheckley: "Mind Warp and Alien Starswarm." A selection from their covers: