Category Archives: #Poetry

Conversation Overheard: Author Attitude Matters

I was at an event hosted by our local library the past weekend and I overheard an enlightening conversation between two librarians: Librarian One: Did you get to meet all the authors you were hunting and get your books signed? … Continue reading

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Scary Month of May

My goal for this year is to submit my work to more outside publications. I’ve gotten spoiled with self-publishing. Time to get out in the community and stack up those rejection notices… and get my name out there more. So … Continue reading

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N’tl Poetry Month Poet Round Up

National Poetry Month may be ending today, but I’m just getting started. Everyday is a good day to celebrate poetry. “Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not … Continue reading

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Creepy Reading with Ladies of Horror Prompts

Bela Lugosi once said “It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.” The Ladies of Horror can agree with that. We’ve produced … Continue reading

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On Killing Darlings and Sympathy for Monsters

Whew! Three days between posts? Life has gotten a bit busy around here. Today you can read my poem, “Sympathy for Monsters,” on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog, spreadingthewritersword.com. You can read it here. I’m also a guest for Marge Simon’s Blood & Spades … Continue reading

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New Trick for an Old Dog: Video

Warning: My kids and anyone who does this professionally will hate this video. My son walked up behind me and looked over my shoulder. I was feeling a little chuffed that I was in new territory. “You’re using Movie Maker?” … Continue reading

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Heading to Florida

I’m off to northwest Florida for a few days and just in time. We are set to lose our lovely spring weather with freezing temperatures overnight. While in Florida I’ll be doing three book signing events and meeting up with … Continue reading

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The Week of a Lifetime and Other News

It’s going to be busy from now until mid-May! Radio shows, book signings, StokerCon, Suite & Sour… I have so much news to announce. One of the most exciting (to me) is that I have a page as a Bram … Continue reading

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BiblioBoard Benefits Authors, Readers and Libraries

A lot of resources I share here aim to benefit other authors… even though my mind is always on romancing new readers which are often found in libraries. It’s hard to find a post that can offer something to all … Continue reading

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Recharged and Ready… in a minute

Referring to the last post: it’s true I wasn’t dead, but I was a zombie. I took an impromptu vacation from all things computer for the last few days and it’s been lovely. I planted some rescued heather, repaired garden … Continue reading

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