Clark Ashton Smith was considered one of the big three of Weird Tales, along with Robert E. Howard and H. P. Lovecraft, and was a member of the Lovecraft Circle.
Pursuit as Happiness by Ernest Hemingway
An unknown and previously unpublished short story by Ernest Hemingway about hunting a giant marlin.
Bullies and Soggy Soup Bones 2.0
It seems I've chosen this week to pay my own work some attention. I'm certain you'll indulge me as I do not do this often or as often as I should. The cover for Bullies and Soggy Soup Bones, although cute and proper, quickly ran its course with me. I've grown tired of it more than … Continue reading Bullies and Soggy Soup Bones 2.0
The Awesome Power of Short Fiction
I dedicate this post to those who love reading short stories and to those who love writing them (including this writer). I'm reblogging an article from ScreenCraft about why short stories make such great movies. On top of that, and as a way of confirming the above, a producer friend of a friend explained that short … Continue reading The Awesome Power of Short Fiction
Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies
For the moment, anyway. These lists get updated hourly, I'm told. I woke this morning with a message that Interspecies reached the top 10 in both "Science Fiction Anthologies" and "Science Fiction Anthologies & Short Stories." Then Someone told me we were in the top five of the "Hot New Releases" on Amazon. I'm on my … Continue reading Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies
Review of Little Mouse by R.A. Williamson
The sheer awesomeness of this story forced me to write a review. Little Mouse is about a little girl and her attempts at coming to grips with her parents' separation. The tale focusses on her trying to make sense of the ugly things grownups do and showcases the emotional vulnerability and dependency of children. Mia … Continue reading Review of Little Mouse by R.A. Williamson