Category Archives: #KCLocal

❤️ Thank you Madness Heart ❤️

Special thanks to Madness Heart Radio for letting me be a guest on the show. John Baltisberger is the perfect host. He read some of my poetry, asked original questions that spawned lively discussion and then let me read Vanilla Rice … Continue reading

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Blog Celebrates Year 9

This is my last year to celebrate single digits on my blog-iversary. This blog began nine years ago with a post about selling my motorcycle. I was liquidating my life so I could move to Australia to eventually marry R.A. … Continue reading

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Space and Time Update | June 2019

Space and Time issue #133 came out March 20, and we have been busy since. A lot of effort has been going into building and equipping a recording studio and then producing issue #133 in an audio edition. I’m happy … Continue reading

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Shall We Corpse Again?

Note: Submissions now closed. Putting this together now. Great lines, everyone! Soooo… my life has been a bit busy of late, but all for good reasons. Things are settling back into a new flow, which means I can get back … Continue reading

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Back in the Closet

Where do I begin? The last week+ has been busy, grueling, amazing, brilliant… and more. And I’m tired. The people I met on a Greyhound bus were tragic and beautiful. The 72 year old woman who has been a truck … Continue reading

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Travel Week Begins

Tomorrow morning I start my week-long adventure to the East Coast. I’ll be taking a Greyhound bus so I can work the whole way. First, I’ll be heading to Virginia to spend time with my oldest daughter and her family. … Continue reading

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Read·a·long with R.A. Smith

My prompt inspired poem, She Waits, went up on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog for the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge. You can find the poem here. But wait! There’s more… You can also hear native Australian (and my hubby) read She Waits on … Continue reading

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News to Me: Authors are NOT Artists?

Update: I received a call today to say I would be welcome to participate. I didn’t name the art walk originally because they are within their rights and this wasn’t about pointing fingers. I just wanted to open a discussion on … Continue reading

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Hear “Sepia” Read by R.A. Smith

Yesterday my flash fiction story, Sepia, went up on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog for the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge. It’s a terrible story, I won’t lie. I wrote it just before StokerCon, meant to edit and ran out of time. I … Continue reading

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End of Mae/Fin de Mae, Free on Curious Fictions

End of Mae was my first book, originally published in 2010. For a first foray into fiction it did reasonably well. With 28 reviews averaging a solid four stars, I can’t complain. Writing it taught me a lot. Were I … Continue reading

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