Fantastical, fabulist, fantasmatic, magical, magical realist, surrealist, science fictional, speculative, just plain weird, or what? — the agenda for 2016

Dear friends – There’s a lot of talk about literary borders these days: what is and is not something or something else. My friend R, who is a poet and performer and video artist says he’s HAD it with those boundaries and those arguments. "Who cares?" he says "whether it’s gothic or haiku or a … Continue reading Fantastical, fabulist, fantasmatic, magical, magical realist, surrealist, science fictional, speculative, just plain weird, or what? — the agenda for 2016

The Writing Process Blog Tour continues at Magically Real!

Many thanks to Kelly Davio for inviting me to participate in the Writing Process Blog Tour!  Kelly is the author of the poetry collection Burn This House (Red Hen Press), and she has a forthcoming novel in poems Jacob Wrestling, that will launch in Spring 2015 with Pink Fish Press. She is a former poetry editor … Continue reading The Writing Process Blog Tour continues at Magically Real!

Thrilling Thursday special edition — the conclusion of Grimm Brothers reboot #7

Brief Recap in bullet points: ·      #ouat 12 princes = too many. ·      queen pregnant and dad-king wants a girl so he can kill the boys (reverse Oedipal complex). ·      hires carpenter – fabricates coffins avec fancy pillows. ·      queen tells Benjamin = youngest son. ·      Benjamin and 11 bros scamper to Los Angeles Forest … Continue reading Thrilling Thursday special edition — the conclusion of Grimm Brothers reboot #7