Category Archives: #Poetry

Neil Gaiman Birthdays & Electric Blankets

Sometimes all it takes is one song to be awestruck and reduced to tears. As I did some research (procrastinated) this afternoon I came across this video. Warm, dark and lovely… everything about this video was love for me. The … Continue reading

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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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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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R. A. Smith’s First Book: Second Wave of Edits Finished

For awhile now I have been doing edits for Mr. Smith’s first book—a 200k dark fantasy novel with the working title of Shadow’s Lament. Officially, I’m finished. Now it will be off on it’s way to a final editor and … Continue reading

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Cooked Corpse, Anyone?

It’s exquisite! Submissions for this month’s exquisite corpse are closed and all the splendid lines that have been sent in have gone into the cauldron and are stewing nicely. Look for the finished product to be unveiled next Thursday for … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror for October

Check out all the great names in this month’s Ladies of Horror flash fiction line up on Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. The Ladies of Horror are a diverse group of women dedicated to writing darker things. Each month we … Continue reading

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