Around 1882, Senarens began writing new stories in the Frank Reade adventure story series begun by Harry Enton in 1868. Senarens introduced Frank Reade, Jr. as the new main character, and added elements such as electricity. The stories were very successful, and by the 1890s Senarens was asked by publisher Frank Tousey to write a similar series featuring Jack Wright, the "Boy Inventor". Later in the decade, Tousey created the Frank Reade Library, a periodical devoted to "invention" stories, largely (or wholly) composed by Senarens using the pseudonym Noname. Mike Ashley calls him "the first prolific writer of science fiction". He would eventually write more than 300 dime novels.
Senarens also wrote under the names Kit Clyde, W. J. Earle, Police Captain Howard, Noname and Ned Sparling.
- Mike Ashley (2000). The Time Machines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines from the Beginning until 1950. Liverpool University Press. ISBN 0-85323-855-3.
- Halbert W. Hall (1983). Science/fiction Collections: Fantasy, Supernatural & Weird Tales. Haworth Press. ISBN 0-917724-49-6.
- Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 234.
- Works by Luis Senarens at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Luis Senarens at Internet Archive
- Luis P. Senarens at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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