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From Soraya: Interview with Ramsey Campbell

Today I have another interview today from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. Soraya has so many, incredible interviews, I’ve … Continue reading

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What is/isn’t Haiku?

Haiku is a traditional Japanese form of poetry that consists of three lines of 5/7/5 syllables… isn’t it? At least that’s what I learned in school. Lately I’ve come across poets who disparage the translated haiku we were raised on. … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Jack Ketchum

Today I have another interview today from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. Soraya has so many, incredible interviews, I’ve … Continue reading

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Haiku! Gesundheit.

I love haiku. They are fragments of thought in poetry. I think of them as keyholes in a locked door. You get to peek, but your imagination will have to fill in the details. I have read that it’s impractical … Continue reading

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Review: Invert the Helix

It’s been awhile since I enjoyed reading John Reinhart’s Invert the Helix, and my review is past due. Unfortunately, my copy is still in Florida and I won’t be able to lay hands on it for a few weeks. This … Continue reading

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Congratulations to all the Elgin Award Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Elgin award, especially Marge Simon, who I had the pleasure of interviewing earlier this year as well as reviewing her second place winner, Small Spirits: Dark Dolls. Read that interview here. Read … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Steve Niles

While I travel, we have another interview today from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. Soraya has so many, incredible … Continue reading

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Deep in WordSmith Territory

Lots going on behind the curtains here. By the end of the month there will be some new surprises. Truman the Tarantula (Lit Lizard 3) and Spiders Are Everywhere are both in their final stages of production. The new Everywhere … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Lisa Tuttle

Another interview today from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. She has sent me a dozen or more of these … Continue reading

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Ready for New Books?

My next appearance will be at the Crestview Library on Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and (drumroll, please!), I will have some new books and surprises to share.

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