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Announcing Mythsterhood of the Travelling Tales

Announcing an exciting new collaboration project centered around mythology.

It’s a Bird! It’s a Pod! It’s a Pseudo Pod!

Now, almost ten years later, I’ve rediscovered horror as a written medium, and come to the conclusion that I can enjoy stories both in audio and in text form, and still sleep at night. Who knew?

Since this aha-moment, I’ve been making up for lost time, and binging stuff from the backlists of a number of awesome and swoon-worthy podcasts. One of the first ones I discovered, through sister-pods Escape Pod and Podcastle, was Pseudopod.

Book Review: The Mark of the Damned

I could never watch a horror film without suffering nightmares for days. Weeks even. Still can’t. And so, for a long time, I thought horror as a genre wasn’t meant for me. But only a few months ago, I discovered that I can listen to horror. I can read it. As long as I don’t…
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All Hail the Mighty Loon

I don’t even remember where I learned about Print Run Podcast. Hosts Erik Hane and Laura Zats became the first weekly whisperers in my ears. Though they hardly whisper. I listened to an episode on the SoundCloud app on my phone because I wanted to learn more about writing and publishing. And from the first…
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Podcast Playlist

Want to join me on my journey as a podcast addict?

Letters to Lily, an Epistolary Novella

So, I finished the first draft on this novella and I can’t stop screaming. I savoured some celebratory cookie dough ice cream, and I thought I’d share my excitement with all of you while I try to wrap my brain around the next story waiting for me to finish drafting. While most of what I’ve…
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Book Review: The Crucifixion and Resurrection of Malachi the Queer

I just read the most amazing book, in as close to one sitting as I could possibly manage. Couldn’t put it down. Those of you who follow my blog know that Damian is a dear friend of mine. I knew he was talented. I knew, and yet there is a big difference between knowing it,…
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Metaphor? What For?

How do you recognise good writing? It’s clean, well thought out, and well edited. Now, great writing. That’s another story. Great writing lives and breathes. It grabs you by the neck and drags you down the page. But how can you make a piece of writing truly stand out? The important thing to remember is…
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Book Review – Forgotten Pearls: The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint Exupéry

This week, it’s not a forgotten classic that I read. Not really. It’s a book many people know and love. But this is one I sincerely hope we’ll share with the next generations. Only recently, I read an article with writing tips from Ernest Hemingway. Tip number five was about writer’s block. >All you have…
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Wake Up and Smell the Rejections

So, a while back I decided that I’d had enough of blogging for a readership of five people. I was going to get my stories out there, where people would read them–people who weren’t my friends–even if it killed me. So I started submitting poems and stories to magazines. And what did I get? Rejections.…
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