Monthly Archives: May 2018

“The Raven” Read Off

I found readings of Edgar Allan Poe’s infamous poem “The Raven” by Christopher Walken, Vincent Price and James Earl Jones. I have read this poem hundreds of time, but have never heard it like this! My opinion: Walken’s version is … Continue reading

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Money in Poetry

Busy busy! Daily life can be such a pain. All the mundane details pile up and get in the way of writing. Too bad stories are made up of those seemingly mundane details, so they are necessary. As I sort … Continue reading

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Celebrating “Sleep Tight”

Hurry over to BJ Hyman’s Sleep Tight release party. I was there hosting the Nightcaps and Coffee segment. The party will be going on all day. Find it on Facebook here. Here’s the line up: 9—10 a.m. Patricia Preston 10—11 … Continue reading

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Bitter Suites: TBR July 13

Bitter Suites, my newest book about a hotel that specializes in recreational suicide experiences, will be released at Crypticon Kansas City Friday, July 13. I have been working on this project for the last two years and am so excited to … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

Now that the last of the Rhysling and Star*Line poetry books are on their way, time to turn to the week ahead. In a few hours Mr. Smith and I start our 40-hours-in-4-nights work week at Amazon. Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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“Expire of Boredom”

Still deep in my pack and ship adventures of Rhysling and Star*Line poetry books for the Science Fiction Poetry Association. To stay active here, I’ll share a few of my Instagram images. I try to post a quote every other day. … Continue reading

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“Drunk on Writing”

Still deep in my pack and ship adventures of Rhysling and Star*Line poetry books for the Science Fiction Poetry Association. To stay active here, I’ll share a few of my Instagram images. I try to post a quote every other day. … Continue reading

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Head in the Books

A quick post today, and a warning. For the next few days, every post will be quick. Tonight I’m packing up the last of the Rhysling and Star*Line poetry books for the Science Fiction Poetry Association. I leave you, but … Continue reading

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37 PAYING Markets-All Genre and Form

Erica Verrillo of Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity recently published an extensive list of paying submission calls for May. There are still 37 open calls from today to the end of the month. These calls are for a variety of genre … Continue reading

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Morning Poetry…Just Because

I’ve had some eye opening conversations during the night and I feel like my mind is blown open. It all links back to the mystery poster I found last month. You can read about that here. Right now my mind … Continue reading

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