Category Archives: #ReadLocal

Why publish? Why not?

I was recently asked in an interview why I publish. I was thrown. It seemed like too big a question for a simple answer. What is joy? Why do we live? Is there a God? Why publish? I answered a … Continue reading

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Space and Time #133 Cover Reveal

Busy, busy finishing up the next issue of Space and Time for proofreading. This will be a special issue to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. This issue is stuffed full of fiction as well—I am so happy with the … Continue reading

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Jamal J. Hodge on Mourning Meal

I’m privileged to have an interview with director and producer Jamal J. Hodge, known for Mourning Meal (2019), A Happy Divorce (2018) and Primal Instinct (2018). His most recent project, Mourning Meal, is inspired by a poem from Linda D. Addison, a four-time recipient of the HWA … Continue reading

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From Space and Time #132: “Stinky, Stinky Little Pig”

I just finished reading “Stinky, Stinky Little Pig” by David Sandner in issue # 132 of Space and Time magazine. What a great story! I don’t want to give away any spoilers, but this richly written little tale presents an … Continue reading

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Suite & Sour Begins at Curious Fictions

Suite & Sour has begun on Curious Fictions with the first chapter—”Pop Rocks.” S&S is the sequel to Bitter Suites, recently selected as a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Anyone who’s been visiting this blog for awhile probably remembers that I … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror Prompts Continue #WiHMx

There’s another week of flash fiction from the Ladies of Horror on Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. As February—and Women in Horror Month 10—come to a close, this is fine reading for a fitting end. Click here to find out more … Continue reading

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Interview with Gordon Linzner

Gordon Linzner is well known in literary circles as a champion of edgy speculative fiction and as the publisher of Space and Time magazine. He has written novels of his own—The Troupe, The Oni and The Spy Who Drank Blood are a few … Continue reading

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The Sirens Call eZine #43—FREE READS

I’m excited to have four pieces of fiction published in The Sirens Call eZine #43. This issue celebrates the tenth Women in Horror Month, so it’s an all woman issue. Always free to read, there are 204 pieces of lit … Continue reading

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Diversity: How I found my voice

For me, it began with “Vanilla Rice,” a story accepted for Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy from the Laksa Anthology Series: Speculative Fiction. The call was for works of Asian diversity. I was encouraged to submit from a … Continue reading

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DreamForge Magazine: Positive Sci-fi and Fantasy

For those looking for positive science fiction and fantasy, there is DreamForge magazine. They recently celebrated a successful launch and are now in full swing. What can you expect from DreamForge? In their own words from their website… “fiction and … Continue reading

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