Category Archives: #Poetry

An Evening with Neil Gaiman!

Thank you to the Lied Center of Kansas City for inviting the public to spend an evening with literary legend Neil Gaiman—for free! I went today and stood in line to get my tickets. I’ve been a Neil Gaiman groupie … Continue reading

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Jason Silva on Ego Death

If you haven’t watched one of Jason Silva’s videos before, here’s your chance. They are ecstatic, transcendent electric fire for your mind and soul. To describe his videos, I would have to make an adjective chain a page long—and I’d … Continue reading

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E. Corpse Breathes!

Last week’s post about reviving our exquisite corpse was a success. There are already enough lines to have a fine poem. With one week left until the deadline, he breathes! A mist hangs over his cold lips, warming them. His … Continue reading

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Moving On… & Moving

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is finished for 2018 and the garb is washed and put into storage. Now is the time for us to prepare for next year. To travel for Le Loup Garou Alchemy in the spring, we … Continue reading

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HWA’s Killer Recipe Contest

Boil…boil…toil and trouble…! Halloween is near and that means it’s time for HWA members to enter the Halloween Cookbook contest! Enter your best, spooky recipes for a chance at culinary fame. If you aren’t a member of the Horror Writer’s … Continue reading

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Writer Life: The First Month

A month ago I walked away from the day job life again to pursue the full time writer life. So far I’ve done two magazine layouts, written one business spotlight story for another magazine and done a lot of editing … Continue reading

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Can the Corpse Rise Again?

The exquisite corpse game was going great until I abandoned my duties and went afk/awol to play. But that’s the privilege of being a creative, right? I can slack off anytime? Aaaaaaand the answer is…no. Back to work for me. … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompts: Day One

To celebrate the first National Dark Poetry Day yesterday, I started reading and writing in 31 Days of Poetry Prompts: Humanity by Jim Russo. There is a whole series of these great books available on Amazon. Each day provides a … Continue reading

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Death of Poe: Murder or Mishap?

This day, 169 years ago, American author and poet Edgar Allan Poe died at the Washington College Hospital in Baltimore. He was 40 years old. His cause of death is disputed, even now. Everything from alcoholism, rabies and even political cooping has … Continue reading

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Review #10 Just In (40 to Go!)

The tenth review is posted for Bitter Suites! That means there are only 40 reviews to go before I give away a $100 Amazon gift card. You can see all the reviews on Amazon for this book here. How to … Continue reading

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