Monthly Archives: March 2017

National Poetry Month begins…

Happy National Poetry Month! Beginning tomorrow, it’s all about the verse and there are a lot of ways to celebrate including some special open mic events. I’ll be running interviews with poets, reviewing poetry books and giving some away all month … Continue reading

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Prompts II: Mustaches, Games and Cats

We broke things up a little in our prompts class today by playing a game involving paper mustaches and guessing words. We all know now which students would crack under pressure and give up the location of the rebel base… … Continue reading

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Tickets On Sale: Wine for Canines

Tickets are now on sale for the Wine for Canines buffet, wine tasting and silent auction Saturday, July 22 from 3-5 p.m. at the Twisted Grape Wine Bar & Cafe in Shalimar. Tickets are $25 each and are available at … Continue reading

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Under the Morgue 2016 Horror Awards

Under the Morgue is gathering votes for their 2016 Horror Awards. Submissions will be open until April 1-2. On April 3rd, the polls will be created and members can vote. Categories include Best Leading Actress, Best Film Of 2016, Worst … Continue reading

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Interview: William L. Gent

National Poetry Month is April! To celebrate all the interviews will be poets from here until May. To kick off this line up I chose William L. Gent, a friend and fellow writer.  I was honored to be able to … Continue reading

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Voice the Unspeakable

I am hard at work making the final changes on Escape Claws, my soon-to-be-released collection of narrative and poetry that centers around four houses I lived in as a child and the supernatural events that occurred there. Escape Claws is based … Continue reading

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Submit: Best Horror of the Year

From LOCUS— Ellen Datlow has released a call for submissions for an upcoming volume of the Best Horror of the Year series to highlight material published in 2017: I am looking for stories and poetry from all branches of horror: from the … Continue reading

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Review: Bipolarity

Writing takes discipline. Sharing it takes courage. In Bipolarity, the first published poetry collection from Laura Kester Duerrwaechter, the author shares her personal struggles with bipolar disorder, a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Her poetry is full … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts II: Make the World Better

It was brought to my attention that I haven’t been posting class assignments on my blog lately. I apologize, and would give all my excuses of how many plates I have in the air but that’s not what’s important. What … Continue reading

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Chihuahua Puppies!

COMING SOON: There will soon be three brindle chihuahua mixes at New Beginnings Animal Sanctuary. Park Ranger Bob, Sparkler and Bubbles are about seven weeks old and should be ready to go in the next week or so. Anyone who … Continue reading

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