Monthly Archives: March 2017

SIP & SCULPT, LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP

This Friday sip on chocolate martinis, wine or beer as Julia Vanover teaches how to sculpt and glaze a ceramic candle lantern. The class will be working with clay, and she has a design planned for guidance (see photo), but your creativity is … Continue reading

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Interview: Laura Kester Duerrwaechter

Today I have the special privilege of introducing one of my creative writing students. I now count her as both a friend and fellow author. Laura Kester Duerrwaechter demonstrates courage as she steps out on a path to fulfill her … Continue reading

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Horror Writers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Horror Writers Association announces two Lifetime Achievement Award winners for 2016. Dennis Etchison and Thomas F. Monteleone will both be on hand to accept their awards at StokerCon 2017 held April 27th-30th on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade is a Doll

Strawberry Lemonade is an adorable four week old terrier mix puppy waiting for a new home at New Beginnings Animal Sanctuary. She will be ready in a few weeks for adoption. All of the dogs available at New Beginnings receive microchipping​, deworming, … Continue reading

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“Where the Stars Rise” Release Details!

Official release details for “Where the Stars Rise” is now available.  The publication date is slated for October 8, 2017. I was honored to have one of my stories, “Vanilla Rice,” selected for the “Where the Stars Rise” anthology. A … Continue reading

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You ARE a Writer

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Why We Need Editors…

I love examples of why we need editors. Sometimes it’s because of misplaced punctuation and spelling. Sometimes it’s to protect us from ourselves. I came across this recently and thought I’d share. Can you tell what’s wrong with this headline … Continue reading

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Submissions: Taos Journal

Taos Journal of International Poetry & Art will have an OPEN SUBMISSION period during the month of MAY only with the theme—Sensual Organs of a Living Earth. A striking example: ‘fingers of water or land that are the sensory receptors … Continue reading

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The Many Selves

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Horror Movie Daycare

It’s been a busy, busy week. To entertain you in my absence, here’s “Horror Movie Daycare,” a funny College Humor production.

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