The Scene Weekend: ‘The Hand’ by Guy de Maupassant

October 31, 2015 Hey there again…..found a short story to share with you guys on this day. I hope you like it….. The Hand by Guy de Maupassant All were crowding around M. Bermutier, the judge, who was giving his opinion about the Saint-Cloud mystery. For a month this in explicable crime had been the talk of Paris. Nobody could make head or tail of … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: ‘The Hand’ by Guy de Maupassant

The Scene Weekend: Art Business Workshop 2016

October 31, 2015 Morning! To those who celebrate Halloween, Happy Halloween! Now let’s get to the nitty-gritty of what’s happening in the creative world. The Art Business Institute has another workshop coming in January 2016….. (from the website) ART BUSINESS WORKSHOP  WASHINGTON D.C. JANUARY 16 – 17, 2016   The Arts Business Institute will present a comprehensive business workshop for artists and craftspeople on January … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: Art Business Workshop 2016

The Scene: The Hamlin Garland Award & Colorado Prize for Poetry

October 28, 2015 Hello everyone! Have two pieces of information for you literary peeps. Take a look below, if your interested you know where to go right? Good! Read!   The Beloit Fiction Journal announces the second annual HAMLIN GARLAND AWARD for the SHORT STORY $2,000 and publication will be awarded to the top unpublished story on any theme Jude for this year’s contest is … Continue reading The Scene: The Hamlin Garland Award & Colorado Prize for Poetry

The Greatest Horror Movies of All Time……

October 26, 2015 Hello again! Everybody had a great weekend? I hope so, because I did. Over the weekend, I came across an online article from Indiewire where HitFix asked horror filmmakers such as Clive Barker, Guillermo del Toro and others to pick the greatest horror films of all time. Here is the top ten……   The Exorcist The Shinning The Texas Chain Saw Massacre … Continue reading The Greatest Horror Movies of All Time……

Creative Close-Up: Which Music Streaming Service is Best for You?

October 26, 2015 I love music, doesn’t matter if it’s rock, jazz, pop, metal or maybe a little country, I just love music. Over the years, music streaming has become the norm. Who can remember Napster? Now we have Apple, Rhapsody, Pandora, Spotify, and now there is Tidal. When iTunes came on the scene, I came aboard with it. Now I’m trying Apple Music, so … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Which Music Streaming Service is Best for You?

The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe

October 23, 2015 Morning my creative peeps…..Friday is here and here is something for all to enjoy….a tale of the plague published in 1850 by the one and only, Edgar Allan Poe. Enjoy!   The Masque of the Red Death   by Edgar Allan Poe THE “Red Death” had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was … Continue reading The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe

No Entrees for Crimson Peak Fan Contest

October 20, 2015 Hello again everyone. It saddens me to say this, but there were no entries to this contest. None. Of course if there were money involved, then it would’ve been successful. Money does make the world go round….. There are a few good reasons for this. First, I should’ve planned this around this time last year. I could’ve had a few sponsors to … Continue reading No Entrees for Crimson Peak Fan Contest