“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!
Remember the photo blog? Yeah, me too. It’s back, by popular demand (of my wife.)
I’m sort of semi-cheating this week. I am working on an exercise, but the story I’m working on will eventually show up online as a story, so I’d rather keep it under wraps while I work on it. Still, I want to offer something along the same lines here, so behold, a quick excerpt from … More Writer’s Notebook: Holiday story
*(The title of this photo comes from a line in the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday.)
*(The title of the photo comes from the Emily Dickinson poem commonly known as “Because I Could Not Stop for Death.” Read it. If you’ve already read it, read it again. You know you love it.)
I didn’t take this photo–my mother did. I’m actually in this photo–I’m Charlie Chaplin. My brother, Jon Snoek, is the Ghostbuster (I made his ghost-trapping “backpack” for him), and my sister, Sara Snoek, is an angel. I think the year was 1987, but don’t quote me on that. I decided to post it … More Photo blog 25