“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 timeContinue reading “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 fromContinue reading “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 itContinue reading “Photo blog 25”