Monthly Archives: October 2015

Halloween Decorations

From my friend Stacy Horn: I planned to walk around and take pictures of Halloween decorations today, but it’s gloomy and wet outside. Except, the gloomy part is appropriate I guess. Plus, there’s a Halloween par…

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Have you visited the Quiet Room?

The Quiet Room Banner Art

MJ Preston, author of The Equinox and Acadia Event, has started a new podcast called The Quiet Room, which will feature informal conversations with writers about current events in the industry, trends, creativity, process, and…all sorts of stuff!

You can find Episode 1 here.

I was the guest on Episode 2, and you can tune in to listen here.

 

Happy Halloween! This year’s Cemetery of the Dolls

Doll Cemetery 10

If you know me then you know that every Halloween I take a great deal of pride in a small cemetery display outside my front door (and you’ve probably seen it in person). Every year Read the rest of this entry

Short Story Sunday: The Fall River Axe Murders

 The Fall River Axe Murders, Angela Carter

Who isn’t fascinated by Lizzie Borden? This telling of what went on in the Borden house in the days leading up

Saints and Strangers

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Take time out for the Taco Society Presents!

The Taco Society Presents! 3A

A close-up of one component of the “set,” which is computer-generated imagery (yes! CGI!)

Recently, friend and fellow writer Stacey Longo and I had the privilege of traveling to Goffstown, New Hampshire, to appear on The Taco Society Presents!–a local access television program showcasing genre writers and their work.

The Taco Society’s name is inspired by Read the rest of this entry

Who doesn’t love a little back story?

Pope Lick Railroad Trestle

The Pope Lick Monster, half man, half goat, lives under this railroad trestle in the Louisville, Kentucky area.
Photo Credit: http://www.theparklands.org/Parks/Pope-Lick-Park/30/Special-Places-Pope-Lick-Park

There’s nothing more fascinating than hearing about what spawned an idea for a short story I love, but for me what truly can’t be beat was hearing about which cryptids inspired the stories in Great Old Ones Publishing’s From the Corner of Your Eye: A Cryptids Anthology.

Writer Gregory L. Norris took the trouble to solicit back stories for those of us whose work is featured in the anthology, and several of us answered the call! You can find out what types of cryptids are lurking in the pages of the anthology here. Enjoy!

Iceland's Ice Worm

A recent video may be evidence that Iceland’s famed giant ice worm exists.

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