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Don’t skip your “Vitamins”—hear the story by T. J. May on this month’s episode of Scary Scribes here any time!

Writer T.J. May

Writer T.J. May

Scary Scribes is over-the-moon excited to present “Vitamins” by horror writer and graphic novelist T.J. May. If you like Poe’s Unreliable Narrator, love “Flowers for Algernon,” and remember Dean Koontz’ Watchers, this story is for you! And afterwards, we talk about scary stuff, graphic novels and why reading is on the rise.

You can listen here:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/paranormaleh/2012/04/29/scary-scribes-episode-4

Or directly from this blog here:

Scary Scribes Ep 4 – T.J. May, 04-29-2012

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Need a horror boost? Take T.J. May’s “Vitamins” tonight on Scary Scribes!

Scary Scribes is over-the-moon excited to present “Vitamins” by horror writer and graphic novelist T.J. May. If you like Poe’s Unreliable Narrator, love a little bit of “Flowers for Algernon,” and remember Dean Koontz’ Watchers, this story is for you!

T.J.’s short stories are rich in allusion, creating classic theme and motif mash-ups that are destined to become classics themselves.  He’s a writer of dark fiction daylighting as a behavior therapist to children with autism. He is a regular contributor to Shroud Magazine, co-founder of SUMM Publications—which publishes horror and speculative comics and graphic novels—an active member of the HWA and an alternate on the committee for the New England Horror Writers. He and his wife, Brooke, are raising 4 sons deep in the darkest forests of New England.

You can tune in and listen live at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 29 to hear this great story (and if you miss it, don’t worry, you know it’s always downloadable everyplace forever) here! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/paranormaleh/2012/04/29/scary-scribes-episode-4

Want to check out T.J. everyplace else before or after you listen? You can visit our Guest Books and Links Page. Want to know him personally? You can hook up here:

T.J.’s Website: http://www.tjmay.net

Twitter: tjmayhorror

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T.J. May Author page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/TJ-May/144709262243261

T.J. May personal: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1620017313

WRITERS: AFFORDABLE CRITIQUE AND WORKSHOP FEBRUARY 4!

Are you a writer looking for a productive way to kick off your 2012? You’ve found it! Join me as New England Horror Writers hosts a day-long, affordable writing workshop—which includes a professional critique for registered attendees and a bag lunch—at Annie’s Book Stop inWorcester,Mass., on Saturday, February 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Writers T.J. May, Trisha J. Wooldridge, and I will run the workshop and provide the critiques.

Here’s the store’s press release with all the details you’ll need:

New England Horror Writers is hosting a writing workshop at Annie’s Book Stop on 65 James Streetin Worcester, MAon Saturday, February 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The class is geared toward beginning to intermediate writers interested in bettering their writing and editing abilities while exploring all the “What now?” possibilities for publishing.

The class will be taught in three parts, writing, editing, and publishing; offer a bagged lunch; and include a professional critique of up to 2000 words of registered attendees’ manuscripts.

Attendees will learn under three professional members of the New England Horror Writers. Kristi Petersen Schoonover is a three-time Norman mailer Writers Colony Winter Resident; her short fiction has appeared in Carpe Articulum, The Adirondack Review, Barbaric Yawp, New Witch Magazine, Toasted Cheese, and others. Her most recent work, Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole, is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks. T.J. May is a writer of dark fiction daylighting as a behavior therapist to children with autism. He is a regular contributor to Shroud Magazine, co-founder of SUMM Publications, active member of the HWA and chairperson of the events committee for the New England Horror Writers. Trisha J. Woodridge is the president of Broad Universe, an international non-profit dedicated to celebrating and promoting women who write speculative fiction. She’s contributed to several anthologies, including the EPIC-award-winning Bad-Ass Faeries series, is an associated editor for Spencer Hill Press, and freelance writes and edits for magazines, independent authors, and academic websites.

As this is the first workshop offered at the 65 James StreetAnnie’s, there is a special price of $30 for the course, or $25 for members of New England Horror Writers, Worcester Writers Collaborative, or Worcester college students.

Trisha J. Wooldridge (http://www.anovelfriend.com/) on a publishing panel at Rock and Shock, October, 2011.

How to register: In person at Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester, Mass.; via phone by calling Annie’s at 508-796-5613; via e-mail to anniesbookstopworcester@gmail.com. Payment is in advance by credit card, check, or cash. Attendees must turn in their manuscripts for critiques no later than January 27 (details on how to submit upon registration). Walk-ins, if there is space, must pay full price and will not have a reserved bag lunch nor will they get the professional critique—but they are eligible for a class critique that day.

For more information, contact Annie’s Book Stop via www.anniesbookstopworcester.com, e-mail anniesbookstopworcester@gmail.com, or phone 508-796-5613. Space is firmly capped at 21 participants, so if you’re planning on attending, register soon!

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