Category Archives: #ReadLocal

New Year, New Publication

The new year has started out for me with plenty to think about. Besides the new house, I’ve officially taken the reins as publisher for Space and Time Magazine. I don’t enter into this challenge lightly. While my background is … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse #7: The Reckoning

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this month’s exquisite corpse—the final corpse of the year. All your excellent lines have given our exquisite corpse another month of purpose! I do have my computer back, so I’m able to pair … Continue reading

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Closed for Christmas

I’m throwing in the towel for this year and putting myself on vacation until the new year. I’ve overestimated my abilities to keep to my daily blogging schedule while moving five apartments into one house with no car (still totaled) … Continue reading

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Still Standing

The last week and a half reads like fiction with all the catastrophes that popped up, but we are not only still standing, but pressing on in spite of it all. Tonight we find ourselves not quite at the end … Continue reading

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New House Horror Story

Yesterday I had my own real life horror story. We just bought a house so I have a lot of details to manage—utilities, mail forwards, insurance, purchasing appliances… My computer fan died so I can’t turn it on. My phone … Continue reading

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Review: Occult Detective Quarterly #1

Last October I promised a review of Occult Detective Quarterly’s first issue published at the end of 2016. As ODQ prepares to release issue #5, it’s high time I got this off my list of tasks-to-do. First off, I want … Continue reading

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One Review Closer to Twenty

Just eight five reviews away from giving away a $100 Amazon gift card! How to enter? Leave a simple, honest review about Bitter Suites on Amazon. One winner will be picked at random from all the reviews when the 20th review is posted. The winner … Continue reading

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Edit Like a Hobbit Eats

Today I was talking to someone about what it’s like to be a writer and she asked my advice on how to find a good editor. “How many edits are you in?” I asked. “What do you mean…how many?” she … Continue reading

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The First 50 Years

Today I turn 50, and life is pretty good. As I seem to be on an upward trend, I expect it to get even better. The older I get, the less I care what people think about what I’m doing, … Continue reading

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An Evening with Neil Gaiman

Spending An Evening with Neil Gaiman was the experience of a lifetime. He inspired, entertained and made the thousand of us sitting rapt in the dark feel like we were all friends. I took audio of the entire event from … Continue reading

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