Murderer’s Market: Talking to the Dead

Many consider Halloween to be the Day of the Dead; a day when the spirit world reaches over into our realities, having another chance to touch the living. Many believe that a spirit board is needed to talk to them. Yet, for me, Halloween is every day. I talk to dead to solve real life…

Rage against the mud flap

  *Warning, this post contains sexually explicit imagery.* I’m going to buy a suction cup shade with a picture of a penis on it and slap it on the rear window of my minivan. And not a “don’t feel bad that’s normal” size penis. But a “damn, that’s Redickulous, the stripper” size penis. Why? Because…

Jack o' Lanterns

Halloween Tricks and Treats

by Denise Golinowski Hi! Welcome to Myth Perceptions where I explore and then share aspects of myth and legend that I have encountered in my reading and writing. It’s autumn, my favorite time of the year. Cooler temps and shorter days are leeching the green from the leaves, revealing the rainbow that resides beneath. The…

Behind the Scenes with Geeked Out Fairy Tales

The outtakes in pictures… When the authors at the Greyville Writer’s Colony get quiet, when you repeatedly drop by and can’t find anyone writing in the cafe, something is up . That riderless flying carpet whizzing past your head is standard fare. Empty streets and the author’s cafe empty every day and night isn’t. Even…

Geekology: Liking the new Doc

I already approved of Peter Capaldi from The Hour and Torchwood: Miracle Day, not to mention the Pompeii episode of Doctor Who back in 2008, so I knew I’d like him as the Twelfth Doctor. Plus I was ready for a return to an older Doctor after Matt Smith’s run. Still, I wasn’t that happy with…

Guest Strumpet: Elaine Calloway’s GRITS!

Welcome Guest Strumpet Elaine Calloway! Her Tea of Choice: Strawberry Kiwi.      GRITS: Girls Raised in the South Setting & Flavor Are Everything By Elaine Calloway My latest release, No Grits No Glory, is set in the deliciously-haunted city of Savannah, Georgia. Other than my native New Orleans, I don’t know of a better…

Guest Strumpet: Alicia Dean & How a Cover is Born

Welcome Guest Strumpet Alicia Dean! Her Tea of Choice: Because it’s October, Pumpkin Spice Brulee Oolong    For me, the cover is one of the most exciting things about publishing a book. It is extremely important that a cover be eye-catching and accurately convey the tone of your story. For my latest release, Without Mercy,…