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First Things First

I realize I have an “About Me” section on this website, but I feel as though the very first post I put on here should provide a bit more insight than my somewhat cut and dry author’s bio that I placed under that header. 823 more words


Author Interview – Paul Hamilton

Welcome back! Today I spoke with Paul Hamilton, who I like to call “Fantasy Guy!” Nah I’m kidding! I can’t call him that because he’s way too well rounded with his genres in all the short stories he writes. 3,863 more words

Author Interview

hottest year #clifi

The New York Times reports that 2014 was the hottest year on record surpassing 2010 “planetary warming…poses profound long-term risks to civilization and to the natural world.” 48 more words

Words On Writing

Project Spotlight: The Weird Wild West anthology

Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is shining a big ole setting-sun sized spotlight on a number of our author friends and their goal of putting together… 210 more words


The Magic Toyshop - Angela Carter’s wonderfully strange novel.

‘The summer she was fifteen, Melanie discovered she was beautiful. O, my America, my new found land. She embarked on a tranced voyage, exploring the whole of herself, clambering her own mountain ranges, penetrating the moist richness of her secret valleys, a physiological Cortez, da Gama or Mungo Park. 696 more words

Women Writers

pollution is personal

Pollution involves the introduction of waste or contaminants into the natural world, causing adverse and potentially catastrophic changes.

Often pollutants are a result of processes or behaviors that generate benefits to some, without regard for consequences to all. 75 more words

Words On Writing

Peace of Purpose

Our story today was alone on Friday, and Saturday, and Sunday, but found love on a Monday, of all days. It has never known the taste of red Kool-Aid, nor swung on a tire swing. 533 more words

Jeffrey Ellis