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Sycorax’s Daughters Speak Loud and Clear

Sycorax, in Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, is mute. Her tale is told by others. Her feelings and motives are property of those who know her and take it upon themselves to decipher her to the audience. Sycorax was not given … Continue reading

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Meet & Greet with Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy Wilson is another one of the authors appearing at the upcoming Author Meet & Greet at Crestview Public Library on Sept. 30 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. She will be promoting her second book, The Green Tunnel. If … Continue reading

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Amazon Giveaway Experiment

Have you been noticing all the Amazon giveaways recently? Anyone can set up a giveaway for anything. Always interested in new ideas, I’m testing it. Right now, anyone can enter my Amazon giveaway to win a new Fire Tablet with … Continue reading

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I’m Going to (Writer’s) Boot Camp!

I’m over the moon tonight as I just got my acceptance to the infamous Borderlands Press Writer’s Boot Camp! This writer workshop is legendary for honing skills. Many apply, only 20 are accepted. Once there, I’ve heard, you are torn … Continue reading

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The NEW End of Mae

The updated End of Mae is finally released! I’ve gone over the story, changed things I didn’t like the first time and added a finishing story arc. What are some of the things you can expect? Heylel gets his comeuppance—Yes! … Continue reading

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Iron Writers for Word War and Challenge

Remember Iron Writers? This competitive flash fiction group is still going strong and looking for new blood. The founder, Brian Rogers, is here today to discuss how Iron Writers has changed, and how you can be involved. You can read … Continue reading

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Spiders Are Everywhere, Thanks to Amber Beach

NEWS! Finally, there will be a follow up to Monsters Are Everywhere! Co-written with my husband,  R.A. Smith and illustrated by Amber Beach, Spiders Are Everywhere will be available this summer. We have so much talent in our local area. … Continue reading

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Meet, Greet & Eat with Sheritta Bitikofer

Sheritta Bitikofer has shared an interview with me today. She will be just one of the authors appearing at the upcoming Author Meet, Greet & Eat at Cafe Bienville on Aug. 19 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. She writes … Continue reading

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Paying Market: Starward Tales II

Time is running out to submit to Manawaker Studio for Starward Tales II —an anthology of speculative legends such as reinterpretations and retellings of myths, and fairytales in Science Fiction and/or xxxxPunk settings. This volume will contain stories, poetry, and visual art fitting … Continue reading

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Munster Lit Seeks Submissions

The Munster Literature Centre has opened submissions for two competitions. Their Fool for Poetry chapbook competition has published poets from Ireland, the UK and the USA. The overall winner of the Fool for Poetry competition receives €1000, second place receives €500. … Continue reading

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