Category Archives: #KCLocal

Bitter Suite Reviews = $100 Amazon GC

I have a few new reviews up for Bitter Suites but I’d like to get 50… and I’m willing to give away a $100 Amazon gift card to one, randomly drawn lucky winner. Here’s how to enter: Leave a simple, … Continue reading

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Back to the KC Ren Fair

Has a week gone by already? Tomorrow Mr. Smith and I will be back at the Kansas City Renaissance Fair to work in the Le Loup Garou Alchemy shop. Last week was a three day marathon crash course in Renaissance fairs, absinthe history and … Continue reading

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Quitting the Day Job… Again

Remember when I quit my day job last summer to enjoy life as a full time writer? As soon as I was officially a full time writer I did the least amount of writing in years. Having the luxury of … Continue reading

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Falcon Point Lip Sync

One of the things we love best about Kansas City are the awesome apartments we live in. Falcon Point is more of a community than any other place we’ve lived. The entire staff work hard everyday to make these the … Continue reading

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Introverted Story Telling

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Bracken Boosts Fiction Rates

Bracken, an open-minded magazine with a preference for magic realism, has just increased their rates from $0.02/word to $0.04/word, with a minimum of $50/fiction piece. More details here. Here is what they want: Magic realism (read this great piece on fantasy vs. magic realism) Natural setting … Continue reading

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Yet Another Call to Corpse

Poets, prepare! Sharpen both your wit and your quills! Also, please excuse me. I’ve been immersed in the Kansas City Renaissance Fair, so my tone may be a bit more verbose than usual. And speaking of… we may have some … Continue reading

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Authoring… & Absinthe Selling

This weekend I’m out of the office and into the absinthe! Mr. Smith and I have the wonderful privilege of selling absinthe with/for Le Loup Garou Alchemy at the Kansas City Renaissance Fair. We will be there each weekend, along with … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror for August

August is on a deathbed and the Ladies of Horror are happy to escort her out with flash fiction 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. … Continue reading

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TWO DAYS for SFPA Poetry Contest!

Just two days left to submit to the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association’s 2018 Poetry Contest! Two more days for a chance at glory and literary infamy! This year’s contest is chaired by Holly Lyn Walrath, the author of … Continue reading

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