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david-niall-wilson's picture
Nov.29.2008
I thought I'd post a few of the things I've written ABOUT things that I've written over the years. I found this piece I wrote about a collaboration with author Brian A. Hopkins titled "Virtue's Mask". I thought some of you might find it of interst. I have written and worked with Brian Hopkins for...
james-buchanan's picture
Nov.17.2008
I'm a cancer survivor and while going through a discussion board dedicated to people who have experienced colorectal cancer I came upon a thread from someone who's birthday is coming up. Unfortunately for her she was diagnosed on her birthday, but rather than turn it into a painful reminder of how...
wendy-nelson-tokunaga's picture
Nov.14.2008
Back in the day I fancied myself a songwriter. And a rock star. Needless to say, these aspirations didn’t come to fruition. Much later when I met my husband, our shared interest in music led us to collaborate on songwriting, but eventually his other interests and my moving on to writing prose...
david-niall-wilson's picture
Oct.24.2008
At one of the many bulletin boards dedicated to reading out there on the wild and wooly Internetz, a couple of readers bought and read my new collection, Ennui & Other States of Madness, just out from Dark Regions Press this past September, and due soon as a signed and limited edition.  They...
matt-urmy's picture
Oct.06.2008
along the road of my travels i have met some very wonderous and unique people, each of whom had a voice that i found to be quite beautiful.  the voice, in a way, is a perspective of its own, a choice we make, an emotional, or spiritual vantage point from which it rises to meet the world.  this...
caleb-j-ross's picture
Oct.04.2008
 Issue Four of the Colored Chalk zine has hit the virtual bookshelves. I swear, this thing just keeps getting better. And I don't say that as an ego stroke considering I am a co-editor. The proof: I had absolutely nothing to do with this issue. This issue contains some fantastic stories by Charles...
elizabeth-stark's picture
Oct.01.2008
Okay, I stole this title from Barbara Sher (the Wishcraft lady), who has a book entitled I Could Do Anything If Only I Knew What It Was. I am about to usher myself and a passel of writers and hopefuls through the process of planning and writing and revising a novel. In October, we will plot and...
dave-zeltserman's picture
Sep.03.2008
With the impending October US release of my crime noir thriller, Small Crimes, I decided the best way to introduce myself to new readers would be a free anthology of some of my short crime fiction. I've put together seven stories that were previously published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine,...
april-sinclair's picture
Aug.09.2008
Do you want to read an update on my rat problem?  Or, would you prefer to hear my take on the political scene?  Do you want to learn about my latest encounter with subtle, possible prejudice?   Or, would you like to hear about my trip to hot, humid, stormy, Chicago last week to visit my warm,...
alyson-mead's picture
Aug.06.2008
Let me tell you a story about a writer at work. He or she rises early or late, changes into clothing or stays in pajamas, and sits down at a computer/legal pad/coffee shop to pen the masterpiece of the century. While he sips coffee, she outlines her next attack. While she's planning and plotting,...