Category Archives: #Reviews

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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New Discovery: Midnight Syndicate

I think I have a new music crush. Tonight I was listening to a podcast on and fell in love with tracks from a musical duo called Midnight Syndicate. Consisting of Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka, these two have been … Continue reading

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Secrets about “Satan’s Sweethearts”

Last July I read and reviewed Small Spirits: Dolls of Darkness by Marge Simon with illustrations by Sandy DeLuca. I have been out of touch since we’ve been resettling in the Midwest and I somehow missed Satan’s Sweethearts, a collaboration from Simon and Mary … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Ghosts of the Sea Moon

A. F. Stewart has a new book! In the Outer Islands, gods and magic rule the ocean. Under the command of Captain Rafe Morrow, the crew of the Celestial Jewel ferry souls to the After World and defend the seas … Continue reading

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Review: Occult Detective Quarterly #2

As Occult Detective Quarterly gets ready to release issue #3, it’s high time I did a review. I just bought ODQ #1 and #2 in print from Amazon and expect them to arrive as a Halloween treat, so I’ll be … Continue reading

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Review: Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest

I recently finished Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest by Bruce Boston and Robert Frazier and loved it. The writing is lush and intelligent. There is much of the classic craft in these lines and I can imagine them draining … Continue reading

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