The Grinder

Searching for the right market for your story can be time-consuming and costly. Thankfully, the team at Diabolical Plots has made the process easy and free. They created The Grinder, which is a submission tracker and market database for writers. Writers do not have to register to search the database for free, which offers a […]

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The Reunion

I’m pleased to announce that my short story “The Reunion” is making its debut on the Tales to Terrify podcast.  So, this time around, I’ll be narrating one of my own stories.  Thanks to Larry and the crew as always for producing a great podcast. Details/Links: Show: No 117 – Tales to Terrify Podcast Fiction: […]

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Free Downloads From The Library

Thousands of libraries worldwide use OverDrive’s digital download platform to provide library members access to audiobooks, eBooks, video, and music. Patrons do not have to go to the library to check out materials available on-line. From the comfort of home, they simply point their browsers to their library’s OverDrive page and logon with their library […]

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The Lanyard by Billy Collins

The Lanyard by former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins is a poem that is simultaneously amusing and poignant. It demonstrates the disparity between what a mother gives to her child and what is reciprocated.  Yet, the poet “ruefully admits” that, through the lens of unconditional love, there is no visible difference. The Lanyard was published […]

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