Category Archives: #Reviews

Excellent Video Review of “Bitter Suites”

Oh, happy day! I just watched the first video review of Bitter Suites on the Running Scared channel. First, let me compliment Josh DeForge on an excellent presentation. He is articulate, unaffected and his delivery is friendly. He manages to catch … Continue reading

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“Dreaming America” On Stage

Back in July I reviewed Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth in Maximum-Security Detention—a bi-lingual anthology of poetry, selected by the poet Seth Michelson from writing workshops he has conducted in the most restrictive detention center for undocumented, unaccompanied youth in … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Loren Rhoads

I recently had the honor of being interviewed by Loren Rhoads for her blog. Loren has a number of books published, her most recent, 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die, has caught my eye. I do love a good (or bad) … Continue reading

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SciFi—Fantasy Publishers Seek Submissions

Erica Verrillo has some of the best information on markets for writers and I love sharing her posts… especially when I’ve been working at the Renaissance Fair all day! From her website: Speculative fiction publishers have a tradition of accepting manuscripts … Continue reading

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Bitter Suite Reviews = $100 Amazon GC

I have a few new reviews up for Bitter Suites but I’d like to get 50… and I’m willing to give away a $100 Amazon gift card to one, randomly drawn lucky winner. Here’s how to enter: Leave a simple, … Continue reading

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In the Mail: 31 Days of Poetry Prompts

A few days ago I had the opportunity to share in interview with Jim Russo of Central Coast Poetry Show… and then look what comes in the mail? I’m excited to get a look at one of the books in … Continue reading

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Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth

Poetry, at its highest form, gives a voice to the mute. Scribbled on a scrap of paper, it can become a flag to stand behind. It can become a beacon for the lost to follow. The poetry in Dreaming America … Continue reading

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Reviews Contest: Win $100 Amazon Gift Card

Crypticon is going really well and I’m thrilled with how excited readers are about the Bitter Suites. That makes me excited. Writers write to be read, right? I’m so excited I think it’s time for a contest. I want to … Continue reading

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Review: Satan’s Sweethearts by Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo

The gentle and demure feminine archetype is nowhere to be found in Satan’s Sweethearts, a collection of poetry from Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo. While murder and sadism are usually attributed to men, between these pages hide women with one thing … Continue reading

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