New poem up at Shadow Road Quarterly!

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I have another poem published over at [Shadow Road Quarterly]!  It’s called ‘The Life-Sized, Horizontal” and it’s a villanelle. When you think of villanelles, you probably think of Dylan Thomas’s “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” (almost certainly the most famous villanelle ever), but my personal favorite is [“Elephants” by Jack Gilbert.”]  Villanelles […]

First publication!!!

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So, it only took submitting the oems to 3 different markets and getting rejected over 30 times (total), but my first poems have been published online at [here at Danse Macabre] Its a great feeling, and getting that acceptance (back a few weeks ago) really inspired me to keep going. Nothing feels better than an […]

Undertow Publishing – Apparitions 2

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I recently got 2 issues of the “low-key horror” journal Shadows & Tall Trees. I’ve begun reading them and really liked them so far (I’ll do a more in-depth impression later on). However, Michael Kelly (the editor and also author) has an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funding for a collection “Apparitions 2.” I have great […]

Upcoming Publications

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I’ve been remiss in not updating this blog with more about what’s been going on in my own nascent writing. Well, after a string of rejections for my poetry I was feeling a bit down. In a haze that only long hours at work, short hours at home, and a few too many beers can […]

New books (to me)!

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#What I’m Reading Now # During the lead up to Halloween, I was incredibly disappointed with what I see as the generalized and annualized failure of television (and Netflix) to capitalize on the season and offer any kind of quality horror offerings. While basic cable has a few channels (well, it has AMC) that try […]