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steven-belanger's picture
Dec.29.2013
I was lucky enough to be asked to take a look at a collection of short stories, all in the horror genre, by one of the editors of the book and a member, like me, of the Horror Writers Association of America. (Check out the cool icon on the right side of my blog.)   For the collection: Here'...
melissa-ousley's picture
Sep.20.2013
Ravens get a bad rap. They have been cast as harbingers of death and doom, immortalized in mythology and literature. In Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem, The Raven, his midnight corvid visitor is described as having eyes that “have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming.” They are opportunistic...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.17.2013
June 17     Poe-etiquette     Cosmic questions cross the sky, I wonder but don’t ask why I pitch the tent, but don’t stay the night I borrow money and don’t pay the rent I sooth myself but can’t be content I earn my keep though it is all been spent The real true meanings are...
emilie-richards's picture
Oct.31.2012
Recently Copyblogger featured an article guaranteed to catch my eye: 8 Strange Rituals of Very Productive Writers.  Seventy novels later I guess I think of myself as productive and possibly quite strange. So, of course, I had to find out what odd and amazing things my fellow...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.15.2012
  June 15   IN THE MEADOW       Being the only tree in the meadow often leaves me feeling lonely.  I tell myself of the camaraderie I imagine in the forest.  These images are more poetic than real.  I believe in community and support; I think of the woods as...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.12.2012
photo: book cover from its Amazon page   This is a continuing series of short story critiques and summaries from The Best Mystery Stories--1998.  While these stories are a bit old, of course, the hope is that the reader will check out the authors of the stories positively reviewed, as...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.27.2011
I pondered briefly giving this 4 stars, rather than 5, because of how long it took me to get through it.  But then I realized it took so long because of its amazing thoroughness.  Every single thing--every mile of the trip, every nuance of the time, every Native tribe they encountered, every...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.12.2011
SAVE THE POE HOUSE AND MUSEUM IN BALTIMORE   Target: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore City Council Sponsored by: Mark Redfield and friends of The Poe House and Museum The City of Baltimore has cut funding to, and will close, The Poe House and Museum in Baltimore in 2012....
bob-mustin's picture
Sep.04.2010
Today I'm introducing a new blog, Truth And Fiction, this one to keep you up with my writing and publishing progress. I hope you'll follow me here and tell your friends and other readers about this blog - and me. I'm also excited to announce this bit of news: While novellas - the short versions of...
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Jun.25.2010
                                                                      In this past year leading up to the BEA I’ve read a flurry of articles how the rise of the eBook is heralding the demise of the publishing industry. On the surface they resonate as depicting anyone venturing down the road of...