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 it. M. Bermutier, standing with his back to the fireplace, was talking, citing the evidence, discussing the various theories, but arriving at no conclusion. Some women had risen, in order to get nearer to him, … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: ‘The Hand’ by Guy de Maupassant
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 … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: Art Business Workshop 2016
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 … Continue reading The Scene: The Hamlin Garland Award & Colorado Prize for Poetry
October 27, 2015 Afternoon all. The end of October is near and I’ve enjoyed fall, my favorite time of year. I love to post poems and yes, I’m posting one about fall (can’t remember if I did before or not) so read and enjoy. My Autumn Leaves BY BRUCE WEIGL I watch the woods for deer as if I’m armed. I watch the woods for deer who never come. I know the hes and shes in autumn rendezvous in orchards stained with fallen apples’ scent. I drive my car this way to work so I may let the crows … Continue reading Reflections: Enjoying Fall…
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 Rosemary’s Baby Alien The Thing (1982) Halloween Psycho Night of the Living Dead Jaws To see the rest, go to this list. This was a spur of the moment post, just perfect for Halloween … Continue reading The Greatest Horror Movies of All Time……
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, … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Which Music Streaming Service is Best for You?
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 its Avator and its seal — the redness and the horror of blood. There were sharp pains, and sudden dizziness, and then profuse bleeding at the pores, with dissolution. The scarlet stains upon the body … Continue reading The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe
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 help with this contest, but did I think about that? No. Secondly, trying to keep this contest afloat wasn’t easy. I really needed to campaign a whole lot harder and that was another downfall. Lastly, … Continue reading No Entrees for Crimson Peak Fan Contest