Monthly Archives: October 2018

Exquisite Corpse #5: Final Chimes

The exquisite corpse has risen again… cold feet swing free of the binding shrouds that have held him and he once again feels terra firma gripping his bony toes. It calls him to return, but he resists. Instead, he stretches long … Continue reading

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Support for “Mourning Meal”

Filming for “Mourning Meal” is about to begin! This short film will be developed from a multi-award winning screenplay written by Jamal Hodge and based on a poem written by Linda D. Addison. Addison met Hodge years ago in New York at a writer’s group.  … Continue reading

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Excuse the Move/s

Today we move from one apartment to the other. I mentioned this in a recent post and a friend was concerned that our February travel-as-gypsy plans have been canceled. Nope. This is all part of the big picture. Here’s some … Continue reading

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A “Moving” LoH Poem: Proof of the Prompt

Ladies of Horror came up for me as we are in the middle of an apartment move this month. Nina had to track me down for it. Surrounded by chaos and boxes, my mind was a flat blank as I … Continue reading

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Keep Your Amazon Reviews Safe

Recently I read a post by an author who had 600 reviews taken from her book by Amazon. I’ve never had a review taken, but it is scary to think hard earned critical praise can be erased from your page … Continue reading

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R. A. Smith’s First Book: Second Wave of Edits Finished

For awhile now I have been doing edits for Mr. Smith’s first book—a 200k dark fantasy novel with the working title of Shadow’s Lament. Officially, I’m finished. Now it will be off on it’s way to a final editor and … Continue reading

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Cooked Corpse, Anyone?

It’s exquisite! Submissions for this month’s exquisite corpse are closed and all the splendid lines that have been sent in have gone into the cauldron and are stewing nicely. Look for the finished product to be unveiled next Thursday for … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror for October

Check out all the great names in this month’s Ladies of Horror flash fiction line up on Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. The Ladies of Horror are a diverse group of women dedicated to writing darker things. Each month we … Continue reading

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An Evening with Neil Gaiman!

Thank you to the Lied Center of Kansas City for inviting the public to spend an evening with literary legend Neil Gaiman—for free! I went today and stood in line to get my tickets. I’ve been a Neil Gaiman groupie … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Real

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