Monthly Archives: March 2018

First Dungeons & Dragons Game

Last week we decided we were all going to play Dungeons and Dragons, a role playing game. My oldest son wanted to practice his DMing, so we were to be the guinea pigs. Last week he led us through a … Continue reading

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Write Where Jack Wrote

Writers interested in enjoying a residency at the house where Jack Kerouac lived can apply until April 16. Each residency consists of approximately a three month stay in the cottage where Jack Kerouac wrote his novel Dharma Bums. Utilities and a food … Continue reading

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Electric Literature Pays $50 for Essays

Electric Literature seeks personal and critical essays, as well as humor that reflects on the world of reading, writing, literature, and storytelling in all its forms. They’re particularly interested in pieces that examine the intersection of the literary world and other … Continue reading

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Anthology Seeks Pantuom

Poets are invited to submit pantoums for an upcoming anthology, tentatively titled, “Pantoums for the 21st Century.” Send up to three pantoums, which meet the following criteria: the poem must be recognizable as a pantoum; although the poets may be … Continue reading

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Guest Post: On Meeting Stephen King

Last week I posted a re-blog of some Stephen King tips for writers, and I mentioned a friend of mine just met him in person? Good news! That friend, Nikki Hedrick, has agreed to share details of the experience.  Nikki … Continue reading

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On Madness and Matches

I woke up this afternoon to find my guest post on madness posted up at and to see one of my poems, The Match, featured by Central Coast Poetry Shows. It’s always nice to start the day with some … Continue reading

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New Discovery: Midnight Syndicate

I think I have a new music crush. Tonight I was listening to a podcast on and fell in love with tracks from a musical duo called Midnight Syndicate. Consisting of Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka, these two have been … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Gene Wolfe

Today I have another interview from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. Soraya has so many incredible interviews that I’ve … Continue reading

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Trying Something New: Visual Creativity

Tonight I have tried my hand at creating visual art. Our favorite hockey team, the Kansas City Mavericks, and Recycle More have partnered for the second-annual ‘Rejectamenta Restored’ recycled art competition. The goal is to create a piece of art … Continue reading

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New Schedule Welcomed

It’s been a long week: to change schedules we had to work both of them back to back. That was a lot of Amazon for the week, but we made it through fine. Because of it, we now have weekends … Continue reading

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