Category Archives: #TBT

9/11 Flashback: 19 Years Ago Today

Today reminds me of how much we can heal from. Right now there is a lot of anger, fear, and hurt. I’ve been so caught up in current events I almost forgot what today was—the day we remember the Twin … Continue reading

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#TBT: Vintage Space and Time!

I got a wonderful package in the mail from Our Revered Father of Space and Time Gordon Linzner… vintage magazines including the first issue of the magazine. Published in 1966, Space and Time #1 will be scanned and available to … Continue reading

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#TBT: What is/isn’t Haiku?

Throwback Thursday is back with a post from 2017 talking about what makes a haiku. Think you know how to 5-7-5? Some of what I learned about haiku might surprise you. Originally inspired by to NaHaiWriMo, this post explains how the Japanese … Continue reading

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#TBT | S&T Display at North Independence Public Library

If you stop by the North Independence Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library you can enjoy a display of Space and Time magazine history. The library has graciously allowed us the use of an entire display case in the entrance to … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring 1968)

I hold in my hands an original copy of Space and Time magazine #3, circa 1968. No, you can’t have it (…but you can buy the digital back issue here). This is literary history. The creation of a young Gordon … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Peter Straub

I am excited to introduce a personal friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. When I was accepted for Borderlands Press Boot … Continue reading

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My Cat, Now Fat

“My cat now fat” sits next to my computer to remind me that if I keep writing, I will succeed. It’s from a line in a poem I wrote years ago called— A Writer’s Wish If I could pen a … Continue reading

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End of Mae Free Today and Tomorrow

The NEW End of Mae is up on Amazon and I have it free on Amazon to celebrate. So far it’s doing well. At this moment it’s #11 on the free Teen & Young Adult lists. What I really hope … Continue reading

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#TBT: Happy You’re Broke Day

Back in 2010, I wrote a post about recession and sorry-you-got-laid off greeting cards. At the time, I thought it was a novelty that would fade when the economy improved, but five years later it looks like they may be … Continue reading

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#TBT: Almost Hired at the Beacon

Remember when I was holding my breath to find out if I was going to be hired at the newspaper? I had forgotten that pins and needle, suffocating excitement. It was butterflies in my stomach for a month while I … Continue reading

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