“A light in the dark.” Portland, OR, Halloween night 2012.
Jersey Devil Press’s October issue is out today, and the work is freakishly good, people! Emphasis on the freaks: in addition to ghosts and Halloween stories, we have mermaids, dog-people, Arkansas magicians, and — most frightening of all — brutish adolescent boys trying to grab some boob. It’s great stuff, and just in time … More Jersey Devil Press is scary good!
See also: Photo blog 82, “First rose of the year.”
“Kamikaze.” Reading at The Blue Monk in Portland, OR, for the Ampersand West Coast Invasion! 18 September 2012. (Photos by Jennifer Snoek-Brown.) To read my story from Ampersand Review, “Horror Vacui,” click here. To read the story I read at the event, “Kamikaze,” go to Red Fez.
Still continuing my Texas stories series. This time I’m posting from a story that isn’t available online, so you’ll just have to track down a copy of Red Wheelbarrow from 2008 and look for “Bathe in the Doggone Sin.” (Or email me and beg me to send you the file.) It was just a few … More Photo blog 98
Long-time readers: by now, you should know the drill. Here’s a photo. Below there’s a draft of something. And then I explain it all. Outside, on the driveway, the dozen black garbage bags stacked up against the siding are beginning to stink. Inside, the bleach is reacting with the glue in the particle board and … More A Writer’s Notebook: photo story