A Poem a Day Series – Day 17

Halloween Madison Julius Cawein It was down in the woodland on last Hallowe’en,    Where silence and darkness had built them a lair, That I felt the dim presence of her, the unseen,    And heard her still step on the hush-haunted air. It was last Hallowe’en in the glimmer and swoon    Of mist … Continue reading A Poem a Day Series – Day 17

Thoughtful Tuesday: Confessions

When I was in high school, (decades ago 😦 #BlackDon'tCrack, #I'mPartElf,) I had read Lovecraft's "The Music of Erich Zann". I was like, "Cool. This is a really creepy story with a really creepy ending!" This was before information was so readily available and at one's fingertips within seconds. Perhaps the H & P in Lovecraft stands … Continue reading Thoughtful Tuesday: Confessions

Micro-Fiction Mondays: Mr. Teddy Goes Splat

According to Fiction Factor, (http://www.fictionfactor.com/articles/wordcount.html) Micro-Fiction is a very abbreviated story and often difficult to write, and even harder to write well, but the markets for micro fiction are becoming increasingly popular in recent times. Publishers love them, as they take up almost no room and don't cost them their budgets. Pay rates are often … Continue reading Micro-Fiction Mondays: Mr. Teddy Goes Splat