Category Archives: #Poetry

Week One: WiHM11/NaHaiWriMo

The first week of Women in Horror comes to a close and I am happy I was able to keep up with it. I’ve written a horror haiku with a darker feminine theme everyday so far. I’m posting them on … Continue reading

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#TBT: What is/isn’t Haiku?

Throwback Thursday is back with a post from 2017 talking about what makes a haiku. Think you know how to 5-7-5? Some of what I learned about haiku might surprise you. Originally inspired by to NaHaiWriMo, this post explains how the Japanese … 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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The Darkness in Duerrwaechter

Laura Kester Duerrwaechter, a friend and former student, just came out with a new prose collection titled Tattoo. I’ve known Laura for a few years now. We met in a creative writing class I was teaching at Northwest Florida State … Continue reading

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#136 Poetry Selections and Exquisite Corpse

Congratulations the poets who made the line up for Spring #136—we had a wealth of poetry submitted and wish we could accept every piece but we only have so much paper. If you didn’t make it, don’t be discouraged… please … 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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Preliminary Ballot for the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards®

Congratulations to all who made the Preliminaries! I’m proud to have so many personal friends on this list. —AYS The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to release the Preliminary Ballot for the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA (see http://www.horror.org/) is the premier writersorganization in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the Real Edgar Allan Poe

Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe! If he were still alive, today he would be 211 years old… and probably a vampire or similar undead creature. Since Google has once again overlooked this important day, I’ll just celebrate it here. It’s … Continue reading

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Playing in the Slush Piles of 2019

Time for an accounting of last year’s submissions! Prior to 2019 I don’t think I’d ever submitted to much of anywhere. Because I started off self publishing from the beginning (and newspapers) I never explored that part of writing… the … Continue reading

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S&T #133 and #134 Audio Issue Available

For those who like to listen, the audio issues of Space and Time are now available almost everywhere for $4.99. Audible is currently in the approval process and will soon be added to the list of 42 apps that currently … Continue reading

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