Monthly Archives: April 2018

Submit Your Calls Here

Have you found an excellent writer resource or submission opportunity? Is there an amazing writercon in your area? Tell me about it! I search through a few literary submission sites to find good opportunities to share each week and would … Continue reading

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Review: Satan’s Sweethearts by Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo

The gentle and demure feminine archetype is nowhere to be found in Satan’s Sweethearts, a collection of poetry from Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo. While murder and sadism are usually attributed to men, between these pages hide women with one thing … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Tim Powers

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 amazing interviews that I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day or WTH is a “Honey Tree?”

How best to celebrate Earth Day 2018, which is also in the middle of National Poetry Day? With an earth poem, of course. Here’s a cute eco poem set to music, a.k.a. a song, with some nice watercolor illustrations. I … Continue reading

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Saturday is for Sharing

This is a day for sharing. Once again, I feel like I’m playing catch up…but my my mad muse finally struck and I finally finished my poem to submit to the the annual HWA Poetry Showcase.  Since I can’t share it, but … Continue reading

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Making Absinthe: Beverage of Poets

Few beverages represent artistic madness like absinthe. In 1859, Édouard Manet’s The Absinthe Drinker shocked that year’s Salon de Paris. Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Émile Zola, Alfred Jarry and Oscar Wilde were all imbibers of “the green fairy.” Pablo Picasso created … Continue reading

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Escape Claws Has New Spanish Translation

Surprise! There is a new edition of Escape Claws in Spanish on Amazon today. My good friend Soraya Murillo Hernandez, of the From Soraya interviews, took it upon herself to go through the Spanish translation and correct grammatical errors. Thanks … Continue reading

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Madness Muse Seeks Submissions

Madness Muse Press LLC seeks stories, poems and essays on addiction and recovery. They want unpublished work, although they will accept work from blogs and social media. They have pretty specific submission guidelines, so be sure to check out full details … Continue reading

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Getting Speculative Now

Time to start thinking about the 2018 SFPA Speculative Poetry Contest—opening June 1—now is the time to start creating your most brilliant work. From Dwarfs to massive Epics, there is a place for your poem to compete. The contest is intended … Continue reading

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HWA Supports Dark Poetry

Lately I have been working on my submission for the annual HWA Poetry Showcase. This will be the fifth installment of this collection, and I’m proud to have been included every year so far, except the first. I’m working hard … Continue reading

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