Category Archives: #KCLocal

…and the Geek Shall Inherit

With all the COVID-19 information flooding the internet many companies are rethinking the traditional employment arrangement and considering alternatives. Where working from home used to seem like an introverts’ dream, this is fast becoming a new reality. Working remotely solves … Continue reading

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Tropes, Genre and Remixing

I’ve recently had a few questions on genre and creativity and it reminded me of this video on YouTube. No matter how original we think we are, we are probably just rehashing a remix of something else… but that’s okay. … Continue reading

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Finally, HWA Active Status!

I’m proud to announce that today I achieved Horror Writer Association’s Active status with my poem “Haiku for Horrible Women” on PoetryNook.com. If you are a poet not entering PoetryNook’s weekly contest, you really should get in there. It’s free … Continue reading

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#TBT: Vintage Space and Time!

I got a wonderful package in the mail from Our Revered Father of Space and Time Gordon Linzner… vintage magazines including the first issue of the magazine. Published in 1966, Space and Time #1 will be scanned and available to … Continue reading

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Horror Haiku for #WiHM11

Still maintaining a horror haiku a night for Women in Horror Month 11… but I’m getting tired. A lot of things piled up all at once this past week and I’m feeling the crunch. But… still standing. My favorite this … Continue reading

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My “Pussy Magic” Debut

Don’t let the name put you off. I’m chuffed today to share that my poem “Neglected Altars” is up on Pussy Magic today. My poem is a linked haiku chain. It’s coincidence that I posted two haiku chains in two … Continue reading

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Jewel, Epic Haiku Chain

Back in 2018 I celebrated Women in Horror and NaHaiWriMo by writing an epic, long haiku chain. Like this month where I’ve been sharing a feminine themed horror haiku a day, in 2018 I shared a haiku everyday but all … Continue reading

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Demon or Duolingo?

Today my story “Soft Deadline” went up on Elaine Pascale’s blog to celebrate Women in Horror month. Originally published in Trickster’s Treat’s III: Seven Deadly Sins (Things in the Well) something interesting and creepy happened during the writing I still can’t … Continue reading

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Women in Horror Month 11

February is one of my favorite months. It begins with Groundhog Day, my favorite holiday after Halloween. Betty Ballantine, one of my heroines celebrates her birthday this month. It’s National Write a Haiku Month and, of course, Women in Horror … Continue reading

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When Art Collides

Sometimes I enjoy dabbling with photography and digital collage. I post most of it up on Pixabay under Creative Commons licensing—”Free for commercial use. No attribution required.” Why do I do this? Because when you throw art into the universe, … Continue reading

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