Monthly Archives: October 2016

October’s Morbid Roundup

The Martini Bar of Horror was my last performance for the year, so I’m glad it went well.  I was nervous about telling a story I hadn’t told in public before, but it felt like it went pretty well.  Next … Continue reading

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Martini Bar of Horrors

Tomorrow night (Thursday, October 27) the Martini Bar of Horrors will open in San Francisco. Six Bay Area writers will be serving up macabre tales for the evening, including the wonderful Loren Rhoads! Loren was the editor of Morbid Curiosity magazine … Continue reading

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Why (And How) Writers Write

Last month, SG Browne, Dana Fredsti, and I chatted at the Borderlands Cafe about why writers do what they do.  The event was organized by Scott as a way to encourage more writers to join the San Francisco Writers Coffeehouse, … Continue reading

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How to celebrate an author’s birthday

Imagine you’re writing a book.  You labor over it alone in your room (or alone at a table in a cafe, as the case may be).  You show it to 2 or 3 people, but mostly it exists in your … Continue reading

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The Autumn People

    My birthday is kind of a holy day for me. I try to take it off, spend it in a graveyard if at all possible. I’ve celebrated my birthday in Pere Lachaise, in the Bone Chapel of Kutna … Continue reading

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