Category Archives: #KCLocal

House Buying…

I haven’t been getting a lot of my writing done the past week or so. Besides moving apartments, we’re buying a house. I’ve been digging through our file box to locate W2s, 1099s and all sorts of other obscure paperwork … Continue reading

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Permission to Fail

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Happy International Speculative Poetry Day!

Today marks the second international recognition of speculative poetry as an essential genre. Last year the Governor of Minnesota presented the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association with a proclamation declaring November 3rd the official day to celebrate and promote awareness. In … Continue reading

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Virtual Venue: Curious Fictions

I got an invite to join a new online virtual venue for writers called Curious Fiction. When I clicked over to check it out, I saw Ashley Dioses already over there. If Ashley is on there, it must be a … Continue reading

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TRUE Halloween Horror Story (& Exquisite Corpse Winner)

This is a true Halloween horror story: We spent all of Halloween finishing a move which consolidated two apartments into one. The one we were moving to is on the second floor… not a big deal until you climb the … Continue reading

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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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