Monthly Archives: January 2016

Fright Mare: Women Write Horror

Women write horror and have written it since before Mary Shelley wrote FRANKENSTEIN. This anthology is to highlight the fact women write great horror and to kill the fallacy that they aren’t in some way up to standard. Edited by … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Book Club Selection

This Wednesday, January 27, 2016, my book of cemetery travel essays will be the topic of discussion at the Morbid Curiosity Book Club in Toronto.  The club meets at the BAKA Cafe Gallery Lounge on 2256 Bloor St West, Toronto, Ontario (map) at 7:30 PM. Organizer … Continue reading

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First Lines

Back in the Livejournal days, there was a meme that encouraged writers to list the first lines of their works in progress.  The point was to talk about your hopes for the projects and to give yourself a little public … Continue reading

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Borderlands Books’ Second Open Mic this Friday

Borderlands Bookstore celebrates its sponsors with its second Sponsors’ Open Mic Night this Friday, January 22, at 7:00 pm. From the Borderlands newsletter:  “Borderlands’ sponsors are an intelligent, talented, and diverse group of people, and many of them are writers!  We’re hosting … Continue reading

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My Life with Bowie

David Bowie’s music was central to my writing and my life. I was in high school when one of my friends gave me The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars as a birthday present. The … Continue reading

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